SAVANNAH, GA (February 7, 2016): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Accident Investigation Team responded to an vehicular accident on the 500 block of Ft. Argyle Road that claimed the life of a Portal resident Saturday night.

At about 9:45 p.m. Charles Edward Wright, 48, was operating on a 2004 Honda CRF 70F Dirt Bike. At the same time and location Karsyn K. Davis, 20, of Pembroke, was driving a 2001 Chrysler Town & Country. Wright and Davis were traveling west toward Bush Road when Davis’ vehicle struck the back of Wright’s dirt bike. Wright was thrown from his vehicle and succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

Wright’s dirt bike was not equipped with headlights and taillights. Wright was not wearing a helmet.

No other injuries were reported. This is an ongoing MAIT investigation.