11-year-old dead in 520/Highway 1 wreck

August 17, 2006

A child is dead after a wreck at the Palmetto Parkway and Highway 1 this morning.

Police say a Ford Taurus coming off the Parkway, I-520, ran a traffic light and was struck by a small bus.

11-year-old Deandre Cedric Williams of Augusta, a passenger in the car, died on the scene. The five other people in the car were sent to the hospital.