UPDATE: Driver dies after accident involving telephone pole

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email
Deadly Accident

(Credit: MGN Online)

Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- A woman is dead after the car she was driving hit a telephone pole on Tuesday afternoon.

Deputy Coroner Kenneth Boose has identified the driver as 43-year-old Melanie Wallace of Augusta.

The Sheriff's Office says Wallace lost control while heading westbound on the 2300 block of Ruby Drive, leaving the roadway and hitting a telephone pole.

Wallace was taken to Georgia Regents Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead at 4:50 p.m.

An autopsy has been scheduled for Wednesday in Newberry, S.C.


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