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Coroner Identifies Augusta Man Who was Struck & Killed by a Train


The Coroner’s Office is investigating the death of a  pedestrian that was struck by a train on Sunday afternoon.

Thomas Jennings, 25, of the 2900 block of Riverwatch Parkway, was struck by a train while walking on the tracks at Riverwatch Parkway and Claussen Road, Coroner Mark Bowen said in a press release.

Jennings was taken to Augusta University Medical Center by EMS where he was pronounced dead at :17 p.m. Sunday. Jennings died from blunt force trauma and no autopsy will be done.

Note: If you have a photo of Thomas Jennings to share, please text it to 803-487-3224.

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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