Car crash kills 1 person at I-20, Bobby Jones Expressway

Richmond County Sheriff's Office
Richmond County Sheriff's Office(WRDW)
Published: May. 28, 2023 at 6:50 AM EDT|Updated: May. 28, 2023 at 9:39 AM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a car accident that claimed the life of one person.

According to deputies, the crash happened around 3:40 a.m. Sunday at Interstate 20 and the Bobby Jones Expressway westbound exit.

When deputies got to the scene, they found a vehicle hit the overpass bridge at I-20 west and the driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen said that victim was 36-year-old Richard Branker from Grovetown.