Motorcyclist dead after crash in South Augusta

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - UPDATE:

Deputy Coroner Kenneth Boose confirmed 39-year-old Joshua Walker died from massive head trauma and a fractured neck. No autopsy is scheduled.

ORIGINAL STORY:

An early morning crash has left a motorcyclist dead in South Augusta.

Sgt. Shane McDaniel with the Richmond County Sheriff's Office said deputies answered a call early Saturday about a wreck on Peach Orchard Road southbound between Pepper Ridge Drive and Tobacco Road.

McDaniel said the incident involved a single vehicle (motorcycle) wreck, resulting in the death of the driver.

The identity of that driver is pending notification of the next of kin.

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