SAVANNAH, Ga. — A Savannah police officer was killed early Friday morning while he was assisting a crash investigation.
The department held a news conference Friday to announce the death of Anthony Christie.
According to authorities, Christie was directing traffic at a crash scene on Interstate 16 when he was hit by a tractor-trailer.
Christie was a Navy veteran.
He leaves behind a wife, Nicole.
Georgia State Patrol is investigating the crash.
“Keep Nicole and Officer Christie in your prayers,” Chief of Police Mark Revenew said.
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