Fatal car accident on Gordon Highway leaves one dead

Fatal car accident on Gordon Highway leaves one dead

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - The Richmond County Sheriff's Office confirms a fatal accident on Gordon Highway at Newmantown Road.

Dispatch said the call came in at 4:27pm on Sunday. It is a single vehicle crash with one person confirmed dead. The eastbound lane of Gordon Highway remains closed as of now.

Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen has identified the driver as 33-year-old Justin Boshell from Grovetown. Boshell's body is at the GBI Lab in Atlanta for an autopsy.

Georgia State Patrol is investigating the incident.

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