SAVANNAH, GA (April 8, 2017) Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police responded to a report of a motorcycle hit by an SUV on Ogeechee Road near Southwest Middle School around 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 8.

A motorcyclist was travelling north on Ogeechee Road and was struck by an SUV turning east from the south bound lanes of Ogeechee Rd.  The motorcyclist, off-duty Officer Tron T. Lewis, 32, of the Tybee Island Police Department, succumbed to the injuries received in the crash.   Officer Lewis was not on duty at the time of the crash.  The driver of the SUV suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported to the hospital.