Augusta teenager dies after being struck by car


An Augusta teenager died Thursday night after being struck by a car on Milledgeville Road.

Demonta Collins, 13, dashed into traffic as he was running from a dog and was hit by a 2001 Acura on the 3500 block of Milledgeville Road, according to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.

Collins was taken to Georgia Regents Hospital, where he succumbed to the injuries about 7:15 p.m.

The driver of the Acura was not charged.

Robyn Gledhill, the dog’s owner, was issued a citation for a violation of the state leash law.


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