SAVANNAH, GA. (April 4, 2022): SPD Traffic Investigation Unit is investigating the death of a Columbus man who crashed his moped on Waters Avenue on April 3.
Officers responded to Waters and 32nd Street around 1:40 p.m. and discovered the driver unresponsive. The driver, who was identified as 64-year-old Frederick Bitner, died shortly after the incident.
The incident remains under investigation. The initial indication is that Bitner suffered a medical emergency, which resulted in him losing control of the moped and falling onto the sidewalk.