Tragic, Fatal Truck Accident on Highway 21 in Garden City
GARDEN CITY, GEORGIA - According to an accident news story published on wjcl.com, an early Monday morning truck accident tragically killed a Savannah police officer in Garden City.*
The report states that an off-duty Savannah Police officer was traveling on State Route 21 in Garden City, Georgia when he was involved in an accident at around midnight. The fatal accident happened close to Minus Avenue.
According to Georgia State Patrol, the law enforcement officer was identified as a 23-year-old man. He was driving a Honda Accord when his car crashed with a tractor-trailer truck, according to the Georgia State Patrol. The tractor-trailer truck was traveling slowly into the center of Highway 21. The victim was heading home after completing his shift.
Savannah Police officers paid tribute to the late officer while his body was transported from Memorial Hospital and taken to the Pooler Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Officials with the Pooler Georgia Bureau of Investigation will perform an autopsy on the officer. Right now, there are no confirmed funeral arrangements to report. The victim joined the Savannah Police back in December 2020.
The Pooler Georgia Bureau of Investigation will complete the fatal traffic accident investigation. The area around the accident scene was closed while emergency crews and accident investigators managed the crash scene. No additional details about the fatal accident have been released at this time. Accident witnesses are asked to share any vital information that they have.
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