UPDATE | Name released of man killed in Peach Orchard Road accident

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Thursday, July 24, 2014

RICHMOND COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW) -- The coroner has released the name of the man killed in the accident on Peach Orchard Road near Plantation Road.

Benjamin Jones, 24, of Augusta, who was driving a white pick up truck, was pronounced dead at the scene, officials at the scene said. The coroner says Jones died as a result of blunt force trauma. No autopsy will be performed.

Officials say they got the call at 5:14 this morning. Richmond County investigators say the driver of a pick-up truck struck an SUV on Peach Orchard Road, causing the truck to go off the road and hit a disabled tow truck.

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