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Man hit, killed while crossing Barton Chapel Road

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A 35-year-old Augusta man died early Sunday after being hit while crossing a busy road – just months after he survived being hit by a vehicle.

Robert Wendall Jones, of Augusta, was trying to cross the 2600 block of Barton Cha­pel Road around 10 p.m. Satur­day when he was hit by a 2006 GMC Envoy.

Jones was taken to Georgia Regents Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 6:36 a.m.

Police said that Jones was found at fault for darting into traffic. Charges will not be filed against the driver.

Police said Jones had been struck by a vehicle Oct. 5 in the 3200 block of Deans Bridge Road. He was cited for being a pedestrian under the influence.

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rmwhitley 01/28/13 - 05:30 pm
God bless

Mr. Jones soul.

Magnolias 01/29/13 - 09:52 am
Little Lamb- This gentleman

Little Lamb-

This gentleman was not suicidal. Please keep in mind this man has grieving family that may come across your uninformed comments.

faithson 01/29/13 - 10:46 am
paying attention

one has to wonder how many close encounters this man had prior to the fatal encounter. reminds us all that we need to pay attention. RHIP to the victim.

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