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Authorities identify pedestrian killed on I-520 in Augusta

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Published: Aug. 21, 2020 at 2:20 AM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - The Richmond County Coroner’s Office is investigating a pedestrian fatality that occurred early today on Interstate 520.

The accident was reported at 12:25 a.m. east of Wheeler Road in the eastbound lanes, according to Coroner Mark Bowen.

The pedestrian was in the left thru-lane of I-520 when he was struck by a vehicle.

The victim was pronounced dead on the scene at 1:10 a.m.

He was identified as Jamar Lloyd, 37, of Augusta.

No autopsy will be conducted, according to Bowen.

Identification will be released once next of kin have been notified.

The right lane of eastbound I-520 was blocked for a time but had been cleared by 4:50, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation.

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