Victim in Peach Orchard Road fatal accident identified

The Richmond County coroner confirms one person has died after an accident on Peach Orchard Road. (Source: WRDW/WAGT)
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Sunday, November 10, 2019

AUGUSTA, GA (WRDW/WAGT) -- The Richmond County coroner confirms a one-car accident on Peach Orchard Road has turned fatal.

Richmond County deputies say 35-year-old Dominique Watson was traveling north on Peach Orchard Road, north of Phinizy Road.

Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen says Watson's vehicle hit the curb, flipped, and Watson was ejected.

Georgia State Patrol says witnesses on scene saw a vehicle cut Watson off, causing him to swerve out of the way. They ask anyone with information about that vehicle to call (706) 210-2050.

Watson was taken to Augusta University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 6:42 p.m.The cause of death is blunt force trauma.

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