Man who died in Mike Padgett Highway crash identified

A man who died in a fatal accident on Mike Padgett Highway on Tuesday afternoon has been identified.

The Richmond County Coroner’s Office identified Jack Rhodes Hurd, 61, of Augusta as the victim who died after being struck in the driveway of his residence.

Hurd was driving south in the 4600 block of Mike Padgett Highway when he attempted to turn left into his driveway and was struck on the passenger side by a northbound vehicle.

Hurd was transported to AU Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 4:07 p.m.