Bicyclist killed in crash on Mike Padgett Highway
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office confirms one person was killed in an accident on Mike Padgett Highway early Sunday.
The Richmond County Coroner’s Office says 51-year-old Walter Allen was riding his bicycle on the highway at 4-H Club Road around 4:22 a.m. when he was struck by a southbound vehicle. Allen was pronounced dead on the scene at 5:15 a.m.
The Coroner’s Office says the cause of death was blunt-force trauma, and no autopsy will be performed.
The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office confirms the driver of the vehicle remained at the scene, but the case is still under investigation.
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