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Young Augusta Woman Dies in Hit & Run on Mike Padgett Highway


An Augusta woman died after being struck by a hit & run driver early Wednesday while walking on Mike Padgett Highway.

Zyionna Fields, 21, was struck by a southbound vehicle at 3077 Mike Padgett Highway, about 2.5 miles from where she lives on Dudley Drive, Coroner Mark Bowen said.

The young woman was pronounced dead at 2:54 a.m. Wednesday. An autopsy is scheduled.

No information has been released on the vehicle or any possible suspects.

Note: If you have a better photo of Zyionna 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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