Woman dies in accident, son charged with her death

Allen Jones

AUGUSTA, GA (WJBF) — An Augusta woman is dead and her son is in jail after an accident that happened Friday night.

It happened around 6:20 p.m. in the 2600 block of Peach Orchard Road.

The victim has been identified as 58-year-old Pamela Stewart.

Her son, 34-year-old Allen Jones, has been arrested and charged with homicide by vehicle.

Investigators say Stewart was riding in the backseat of Jones’s car without a seat belt when the accident happened.

Jones was exiting a parking lot when another vehicle struck them.

Deputies say he was at fault.

His mother was brought to the hospital where she later died.

An autopsy will be performed on her this week.

Jones is also charged with Entering or Crossing a Roadway.

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