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Augusta Man Killed in One-Vehicle Wreck on Bobby Jones Expressway


The Coroner’s Office is investigating a fatality that occurred Monday morning on I-520 at Doug Bernard Parkway in Augusta.

Richard Flinchum, 26, of the 3700 block of Clanton Road, Augusta, was pronounced dead on the scene at 7:55 a.m. Monday, Coroner Mark Bowen said in a press release.

During the single-vehicle accident, Flinchum’s vehicle left the roadway at the bridge, ran into the creek and overturned.

“Flinchum was not wearing a seatbelt and was partially ejected from vehicle,” Bowen said.

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Greg Rickabaugh
Greg Rickabaugh
Greg Rickabaugh is an award-winning crime reporter in the Augusta-Aiken area with experience writing for The Augusta Chronicle, The Augusta Press and serving as publisher of The Jail Report. Rickabaugh is a 1994 graduate of the University of South Carolina and has appeared on several crime documentaries on the Investigation Discovery channel.
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