Cyclist hit, killed on Peach Orchard Road

A 47-year-old Augusta man was fatally struck while riding a bicycle early Sunday in the 3900 block of Peach Or­chard Road, authorities say.

According to a statement from the deputy coroner, John Kef­fer was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:05 a.m. from blunt force trauma injuries.

Deputies answering the call said Keffer was riding a bicycle against traffic and rode in front of a vehicle traveling in the southbound lane, causing the vehicle to strike his bike. No charges will be filed against the driver of the vehicle.


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Library board gets new president

David Scott was unanimously voted the president of the board of trustees of the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System during a meeting Monday evening.

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