BREAKING: Pedestrian hit on Mike Padgett Highway

BREAKING: Pedestrian hit on Mike Padgett Highway

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - A pedestrian, 21-year-old Zachary David Dwyer, was hit in a crash in Augusta on Thursday night. He was walking home when he stepped in the path of a vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor. The Richmond County Coroner says Dwyer died of blunt force trauma. A toxicology test is being done.

Dispatch says it happened at Mike Padgett Highway and Phinizy Road.  The call came in at 11:04 p.m.

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