Pedestrian killed crossing Peach Orchard Road Sunday

Update | February 5, 2024 – The Richmond County Coroner’s Office is investigating a pedestrian death that occurred on Peach Orchard Road near Morning Drive.

The victim was crossing Peach Orchard Road when he was struck by a northbound vehicle.

He was transported to Wellstar / MCG where he was pronounced dead at 4:31 p.m.

The Richmond County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as 53-year-old Eric L. Jenkins.


AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is currently on the scene of an accident involving a pedestrian struck at the 3300 Block of Peach Orchard Road.

The pedestrian was taken to the hospital for treatment and is listed in critical condition.

One northbound lane of Peach Orchard Road between Morning Drive and Balfour Street is closed.

No further information is available at this time.

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