Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police responded to a report of a motorcycle hit by an SUV on Ogeechee Road near Southwest Middle School around 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 8.
"A motorcyclist was travelling north on Ogeechee Road and was struck by an SUV turning east from the southbound lanes of Ogeechee Rd. The motorcyclist, off-duty Officer Tron T. Lewis, 32, of the Tybee Island Police Department, succumbed to the injuries received in the crash," a police spokesperson reports.
"Officer Lewis was not on duty at the time of the crash. The driver of the SUV suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported to the hospital."