August 14, 2013
RICHMOND COUNTY, Ga (WRDW) -- A man is dead and his father is behind bars charged in his death.
Around 2:00 P.M. Wednesday deputies responded to a single vehicle accident on Hephzibah-McBean Road .
When authorities arrived at the scene they say 22-year-old John Barron Jr. had fallen outside of the vehicle which was operated by his father 54-year-old John Barron Sr.
Both were transported to the hospital where Barron Jr. was pronounced dead.
Authorities are now charging his father with a number of charges including; Driving an unsafe vehicle, open container, D.U.I. and Vehicle Homicide in the 1st Degree.