Woman dead after being struck by a vehicle on Hephzibah-McBean Road

Hephzibah-McBean Road is blocked this morning after a hit and run accident.

AUGUSTA, Ga. ( WJBF) – A woman is dead after a vehicle struck a pedestrian on Hephzibah-McBean Road.

Officials say the incident took place just after 1:30 a.m. Monday. Officers say the driver was traveling east when he struck the victim. According to Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen, 23-year-old Christine Renee Diles of the 1300 block of Hephzibah McBean Road died in the incident.

Diles was pronounced dead at 2:50 a.m.

The body will be sent to the GBI crime lab in Atlanta for an autopsy.

There is no word yet on any arrests.

Stay tuned to News Channel 6 for the latest on the developing story.

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