UPDATE: The decedent in this case has been identified as Harvey McCallister, 53.


SAVANNAH, GA (March 26, 2017):  Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police officers responded to a report of an crash in the 11700 block of Abercorn Street, at approximately 2:30 a.m. on Mar. 26. A car collided with a pedestrian.

The pedestrian was wearing dark clothes and crossing the street in a shadowed area at the time of the crash. The driver was traveling eastbound on Abercorn Street and did not see the pedestrian in time.

The pedestrian succumbed to their injuries at the scene.

The pedestrian’s name will be released upon notification of their family.

The Traffic Investigation Unit (TIU) responded to the scene. This investigation is ongoing.