SAVANNAH, GA (January 5, 2015): Major Accident investigation Team (MAIT) officers from the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department are searching for a truck that struck and killed a Florida man on Abercorn Street Sunday night.
Investigators are looking for a 1999 or 2000 Chevrolet Silverado, Tahoe or Suburban with damage to its front end on the right side.
Peter Meyers, 72, of Vero Beach, FL, was found on the ground in front of a motel on the 5700 block of Abercorn about 10:30 p.m. He was walking across Abercorn at the time he was struck and thrown into shrubbery. The incident could have taken place before, during or after a rain storm earlier in the evening.
MAIT investigators are asking that anyone who may have seen the truck in the area of Abercorn between Janet Street (near Twelve Oaks Shopping Center) and Lee Boulevard, contact them.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637) using the keyword CSTOP2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.