Augusta, GA (October 23, 2023) – A 39-year-old man has lost his life as a result of a fatal collision that occurred on Sunday. A 32-year-old woman was arrested.
At around 3:15 a.m. on October 22, the police were called to the scene of a crash on Gordon Highway.
According to reports, 39-year-old Barry Anthony Smith Jr. was struck by a vehicle in the 1800 block of Gordon Highway during the early morning hours. The man was attempting to cross the roadway when he was struck by a vehicle that was traveling west on the road.
The driver of the westbound vehicle, identified as 32-year-old Meagan Monica Burton, was arrested. Authorities charged Burton with homicide by vehicle and driving under the influence of drugs following this accident.
The crash is being investigated.
We offer our condolences to the family of Barry Anthony Smith Jr.
Fatal Auto Accidents in Georgia
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