SCMPD investigate deadly hit-and-run on Abercorn Street


The Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Department’s Major Accident Investigations Team (MAIT) are investigating a deadly hit-and-run-accident.

Viola Robertson, 46, was trying to cross the northbound lanes of Abercorn Street around 7:55 p.m. on Friday, October 14th, when she was hit by a person driving a gray Honda Pilot, said Darnisha Green, one of the Public Information Officers for the Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Department.

The impact from the Pilot threw her under a different vehicle.

Police are identifying the driver of the Honda Pilot as Amy Sheppard, 44, but the second vehicle left the scene.

Robertson was pronounced dead on the scene, Green said.

As the investigation continues, anyone with information is asked to call one of the following numbers:

SCMPD Tip Line: (912)-525-3124

Crime Stoppers Hotline: (912)-234-2020

*Tipsters can remain anonymous and may also qualify for a cash reward.*


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