Hephzibah man dies in wreck on Mike Padgett Highway

Hephzibah man dies in wreck on Mike Padgett Highway

A Hephzibah man is dead after a wreck Monday on Mike Padgett Highway, according to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.

Kemal Aydin, 66, was making a left turn out of a private driveway at 4278 Mike Padgett Hwy. just before 6 p.m. when he pulled in front of a BMW traveling north, according to the sheriff's office. The BMW struck the left side of Aydin's truck.

Aydin was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the truck, deputies said. He was transported to Georgia Regents Medical Center, where he later died from his injuries.

The driver of the BMW was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

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