Driver dies in single-vehicle crash on Old McDuffie Road

Updated: Jun. 10, 2021 at 8:29 AM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - A single-vehicle crash claimed the life of a driver on Old McDuffie Road, according to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies were dispatched to the site of the crash at 11:18 p.m. Wednesday at Old McDuffie Road near Winn Drive.

Upon arrival, they learned a vehicle had been traveling south on Old McDuffie Road when it left the roadway and struck several trees.

The driver was thrown from the vehicle.

The driver was pronounced dead on the scene. There were no other occupants in the vehicle.

He was identified as Bernard Wells, 44, of Hephzibah.

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