Augusta, Ga. (WJBF) – The victim in Wednesday morning’s deadly accident on Mike Padgett Highway has been identified.
23-year-old Jacob Jackson of Gloverville was killed after he lost control of his vehicle and slid into oncoming traffic. He was struck on the passenger side of his vehicle.
Jackson was pronounced dead at 6:45 a.m.
He was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the accident.
Augusta, Ga. (WJBF) – At least one person has been killed after an early morning accident along Mike Padgett Highway at Hephzibah-McBean Road.
Two cars collided around 6 a.m.
The other driver has been taken to an area hospital for non-serious injuries.
All lanes have since been reopened.