Hit-and-run driver kills teen

Police are looking for a hit-and-run driver after a teenage pedestrian was killed and another injured on Gordon Highway late Saturday.

Deputy Coroner Kenneth Boose pronounced Zykeith Harris, 14, of Augusta, dead early today. An autopsy will be performed in Atlanta, he said.

The second teen was taken to Georgia Regents Medical Center with serious injuries.

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help in identifying the vehicle that struck the two youths on the 1400 block of Gordon Highway near Dan Bowles Road after 11 p.m. Saturday.



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