Two vehicle crash claims life of one, Richmond County Coroner confirms

Two vehicle crash claims life of one, Richmond County Coroner confirms

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - The Richmond County Coroner’s Office confirms the death of one after an early morning crash.

Authorities confirm a two vehicle crash Monday, Sept. 9 around 5:45 a.m. near the Mike Padgett Hwy. and Marvin Griffin Rd. intersection.

The coroner’s office states, Barbara Hayes, 57-year-old of the 2400 block Quail Court West was the passenger of a Toyota Corolla traveling North on Mike Padgett Highway. Authorities state that the Corolla ran into the back of a tractor trailer.

The driver of the Corolla was taken to a local hospital and their condition is unknown.

Hayes was pronounced dead at 6:42 a.m. and will be sent to the GBI for an autopsy. At the time of the crash, Hayes was not wearing a seat-belt.

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