UPDATE (Dec. 28, 2018): The deceased has been identified as Carlos Lugo, 34, of Camden County, N.J.

SAVANNAH, GA (December 25, 2018) – Savannah Police Department’s Traffic Investigation Unit is investigating a crash on Abercorn Street Dec. 24 that resulted in the death of a pedestrian.

About 8:20 p.m. a Chevrolet Cruze, which was driven by Kelli Bowen, 26, of Midway, was traveling north in the far left lane in the 10000 block of Abercorn Street when an unidentified male stepped off the median into the path of the vehicle. The driver braked and attempted to swerve out of the way but struck the male.

He was transported to Memorial Medical Center. Just prior to midnight, he died as a result of his injuries. Bowen was not injured.

The deceased has not been identified. He is described as a white or Hispanic adult male. Anyone with information should contact the Traffic Unit at (912) 525-2421 or the Savannah Police non-emergency line at (912) 652-6500.