Saturday, April 8, 2017

Off-duty Tybee officer killed in motorcycle crash

Posted By on Sat, Apr 8, 2017 at 4:06 PM

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."

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