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UPDATE: Man identified in Augusta bridge standoff

Sammy Detroy Richards (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 02/06/2013 - There was a standoff on the Bobby Jones Expressway bridge over Deans Bridge Road for two and a half hours, but the man eventually decided not to jump.

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UPDATE: Storms bring downed trees, power outages to CSRA

Updated: 01/31/2013 - Heavy rain and strong winds pounded the Southeast all day long. As it moved into our area, it started with just some pretty bad winds early in the afternoon, but when the rain hit, it hit hard.

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UPDATE: Name released of person killed in Aiken Co. accident

A motorcyclist was killed after an accident in Aiken. (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 01/30/2013 - Coroner Tim Carlton confirmed that 51-year-old Berry Playford of Augusta was pronounced dead at the Georgia Regents University Emergency Department at 10:10 p.m. Carlton says he died of multiple body trauma.

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Proposal aims to solve Chukker Creek Road congestion in Aiken

The City of Aiken is looking for ways to better control traffic around Chukker Creek Elementary. (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 01/29/2013 - Chukker Creek Elementary sits on Chukker Creek Road in south Aiken. It's a school of 850 students, but only a few of them ride the bus. That means a lot of parents dropping off kids every morning and picking them in the afternoon. It also means a major traffic headache the city's trying to fix.

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Pedestrian killed crossing Barton Chapel Road

Deputies say the accident happened around 10 p.m. on the 2200 block of Barton Chapel Road near the IGA. (WRDW-TV)

Posted: 01/28/2013 - Authorities say 34-year-old Robert W. Jones Jr. died early Sunday morning from blunt force trauma. Deputies say the accident happened around 10 p.m. on the 2200 block of Barton Chapel Road near the IGA.

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Log truck overturns, causes delays on Highway 56

Accident

Updated: 01/24/2013 - An overturned log truck caused traffic on Highway 56 Wednesday night. Logs were scattered on the road, causing delays. We're told three other vehicles were involved in the accident.

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UPDATE: Man dies after hitting utility pole on Gordon Highway

A man died in an accident on Gordon Highway Wednesday morning. (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 01/23/2013 - Deputy Coroner Kenneth Boose says 32-year-old Roderick Quimbly died from blunt force trauma at 4:15 a.m. Wednesday. The crash happened just before 4 a.m. at the intersection of Deans Bridge Road and Gordon Highway.

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2 juveniles struck by a car on North Belair Road

Posted: 01/21/2013 - Two juveniles bought ice cream at Bruster's Ice Cream on North Belair Road before running across the road to head to the movie theater. That's when deputies say a car traveling southbound hit both juveniles.

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Deputies talk policies, decision-making during police chases

Police car

Updated: 01/15/2013 - It's a question each deputy faces every time someone begins to run: Will chasing them put other people at risk? After four deaths and multiple injuries in just one week, News 12 sat down with deputies to talk about the policies.

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UPDATE: 1 person dead after motorcycle accident

A woman died after crashing her motorcycle on Calhoun Expressway. (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 01/14/2013 - Deputies say 39-year-old Sherry A. Topton was pronounced dead at the scene. Officials say she was going too fast around the curve, which is when she lost control.

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1 dead after accident in Denmark

Deadly Accident

Updated: 01/11/2013 - Bamberg County Coroner Willard Duncan confirmed Frank Conley died of injuries sustained in the accident. Investigators say Conley ran a stop sign and hit another car.

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