White Road hit-and-run kills 2

Richmond County sheriff's deputies were on the scene of a hit and run that claimed two lives early this morning. 

According to a news release, two people died in a hit and run accident in the 2200 block of White Road. 

They have been identified as Jerry Mims, 58, of Augusta, and Tonya Lane, 54, of Augusta by Deputy Coroner Kennetth Boose.
Autopsies are scheduled later today at the GBI lab in Atlanta, he said in an e-mail.


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