Man killed in Richmond County after car hydroplanes

Man killed in Richmond County after car hydroplanes

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - A man has died after his car hydroplaned in Augusta Friday afternoon.

Some time after noon, 64-year-old Norman Hutchinson of Augusta was driving his Mercedes sedan north on Deans Bridge Rd. near Spring Grove Dr. According to the Richmond County Coroner’s Office, his car hydroplaned and crossed into the southbound lane, where it was struck by an oncoming SUV. He was not restrained.

Hutchinson was taken to Augusta University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead just before 1 p.m. An autopsy will be conducted at the GBI Crime Lab.

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