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Fatal wreck on Peach Orchard Road kills one man

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) -

The Richmond County coroner has released the name of the man who was killed in a wreck on Peach Orchard Road near Plantation Road Thursday morning.

Benjamin Jones, 24, was pronounced dead at the scene and died as a result of blunt force trauma, according to the coroner.

Jones was driving a truck southbound on Peach Orchard Road in the right lane around 5:21 a.m. when he struck the rear of an SUV also traveling southbound in front of him, according to the sheriff's office.

Jones' truck spun off the road onto a grassy shoulder and struck an unoccupied tow truck, deputies said.  

No arrests have been made at this time.

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