RICHMOND COUNTY, GA (WFXG) - A man is dead after a crash on Mike Padgett Highway.
56-year-old Robert Wahlmeier was driving a 2002 Ford Escort southbound on the 4600 block of Mike Padgett Highway. He stopped for a northbound stopped school bus which was unloading riders. While waiting for the school bus, Wahlmeier was rear-ended by a vehicle. He was taken to Augusta University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead in the emergency room at 5:11 p.m.
An autopsy is scheduled to be performed Wednesday. The Coroner's Office and the Richmond County Sheriff's Department are investigating the death.