Friday, Aug. 2, 2013
(Credit: MGN Online)
HEPHZIBAH, Ga. (WRDW) -- A Jefferson County driver is dead after an afternoon accident on Peach Orchard Road.
The coroner confirms 28-year-old Ronald Lee Harden died from blunt force trauma after slamming into the back of a semi-truck.
The accident happened near Rheney Road around 2 p.m. Friday.
The Sheriff's Office says the Harden was trying to merge into the northbound left lane of Peach Orchard Road and hit an 18-wheeler that was stopped in the center turn lane.
The accident is still under investigation.