Savannah Hit-and-Run Leaves One Woman Dead

Savannah Hit-and-Run Leaves One Woman Dead

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The Gist: A woman died following a hit-and-run collision in Savannah’s 100 block of East Congress Street early on Feb. 21.

The Details: The Savannah Police Department arrived at the scene around 3:15 a.m. after receiving reports of the crash. The victim, an adult female, was found with injuries indicative of being struck by a vehicle. She was promptly taken to Memorial Health University Medical Center, where she later died from her injuries. Police say they have identified a person of interest who is currently in custody as they continue to gather more information.

The Big Picture: Fatal hit and run incidents raise significant concerns about pedestrian safety and the responsibilities of drivers. Such tragedies highlight the need for community awareness and adherence to traffic laws to prevent future occurrences.

What’s Next?: Police are actively investigating the case, following up on leads. They urge anyone with information to come forward and contact CrimeStoppers at 912-234-2020 to aid in the investigation.

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