Jackson man identified as driver in fatal I-520 accident

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Published: Oct. 10, 2021 at 4:14 PM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - The Richmond County Coroner’s Office is investigating a traffic fatality that occurred on Interstate 520 just east of Doug Barnard Parkway.

Deputies responded to an accident with a serious injury that happened near mile marker 10 on eastbound I-520. It happened just after 1:45 p.m. Sunday.

The investigation determined a vehicle driven at a high rate of speed left the roadway and struck a tree.

The coroner identified the driver as 22-year-old Terrance Griffin, of Jackson S.C.

Griffin was taken to the Augusta University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 2:43 p.m.

No autopsy will be done.

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