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Pedestrian dies after accident at Deans Bridge and Gordon Highway

This was the scene a little after 7 a.m. Oct. 29, 2020, where a pedestrian was struck at Gordon...
This was the scene a little after 7 a.m. Oct. 29, 2020, where a pedestrian was struck at Gordon Highway and Deans Bridge Road.(WRDW)
Published: Oct. 29, 2020 at 7:13 AM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - A pedestrian died Thursday after after a traffic accident at Gordon Highway and Deans Bridge Road — an area that’s been lethal in recent weeks for people on foot.

The incident happened at about 7 a.m.

Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen said Thomas Hill, 63, of Augusta, was struck by a vehicle while crossing Gordon Highway. Hill was transported to Augusta University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 7:25 a.m.

The accident closed two lanes of eastbound Gordon Highway, according to dispatchers, but the lanes had reopened by 7:45 a.m.

The accident happened in an area that’s been dangerous for pedestrians in recent weeks:

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