District 5 Commissioner Andrew Jefferson died unexpectedly Sunday after collapsing at church.
Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis said that Commissioner Jefferson was at Good Shepherd Baptist Church when he collapsed. Although members attempted to resuscitate him and he was rushed to the hospital, Commissioner Jefferson passed away later that afternoon. Commissioner Jefferson was 58 years old and in the second year of his term.
Our deepest condolence goes out to the family, friends and colleagues of Commission Andrew Jefferson.