Georgia police officer killed in crash on his way home from work

SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Savannah Police Department is mourning the loss of a young officer killed in a crash.

Officer Reginald Brannan died as he was leaving work in his personal car around midnight Monday.

Police said Brannan collided with a tractor-trailer off Highway 21 in Garden City. He died at the scene.


“Our hearts are broken over the sudden and tragic loss of Officer Brannan,” Chief Lenny Gunther said. “He was a young officer just starting his career. We ask everyone to keep his family, friends and the SPD family in your thoughts and prayers as we mourn the loss of this member of our SPD family.”

Brannan joined the department in 2020. He was only 23 years old.

The Georgia State Patrol is handling the crash investigation.