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SAVANNAH, GA (December 13, 2010): The motor scooter rider killed in a hit and run crash on the Islands Expressway early this morning has been identified as Craig Loxton, 18, of the 100 block of Gun Power  Drive.

He died instantly when his scooter was hit from behind on the overpass just west of the merger of Presidents Street and U.S. 80.

Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are seeking help from the public in finding the car that struck his scooter and left the scene. It is believed to be a gold, 2007-2009 Toyota Camry or Camry Hybrid with damage to the right, front headlight assembly and bumper area.

A passing motorist discovered wreckage of the scooter and then the body of its rider just after midnight on the eastbound lanes of the overpass.

Anyone with information is asked to call the the SCMPD traffic unit at (912) 525-2421 or Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637). In the body type, include “CStop2020” plus the tip. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

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