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Driver dies after van crashes into pole on Milledge Road

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AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) -

A driver who died Tuesday morning when his van ran off the road and hit a pole and a tree has been identified, according to the Richmond County Coroner's Office.

Lindsey L. Conley, 59, was driving a Ford van north on the 500 block of Milledge Road around 11:30 a.m., Coroner Mark Bowen said. After passing two vehicles in a no-passing zone, the van ran off the road and struck a telephone pole and a large tree.

Conley was trapped in the vehicle and had to be extricated from the vehicle by emergency personnel, Bowen said. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:40 p.m.

Conley died from blunt force trauma, Bowen said. Toxicology tests are being performed. 

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