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Georgia: Savannah police officer killed in line of duty at scene of early morning crash on I-16

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

A Savannah police officer was killed Friday morning at the scene of a vehicle accident on Interstate 16, city officials announced at a noon news conference.

Officer Anthony Christie, who had been with the Savannah Police Department about 2 1/2 years, was killed while responding to an initial crash near the Dean Forest Road exit about 3:20 a.m., according to interim Police Chief Mark Revenew.

Christie, 37, was directing traffic at the scene of the accident when a tractor-trailer struck his patrol car and killed him, Revenew said.


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