UPDATE: AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - The Richmond County Coroner's Office has released the identity of the pedestrian that was hit and killed this morning on I-520.

According to the Coroner's Office, the victim has been identified as 36-year-old Garret Stroud of the 2100 block of Chadwick Rd.

No autopsy has been scheduled.



AUGUSTA, Ga. (WFXG) - The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is on the scene of an accident on I-520 eastbound near the ramp to Sand Bar Ferry Road. 

Deputies say once they arrived on scene they found a deceased male who had been hit by a vehicle. 

According to GDOT, the accident happened just before 4 a.m. Wednesday. According to its website, lanes are expected to reopen around 6:45 a.m. 

FOX54 is working to learn if any other injuries happened in the accident. 

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