UPDATE: Georgia Ports victim identified

UPDATE: The trucker who was hit after leaving his vehicle has been identified as 61-year-old David L. Beaver of Savannah by the Chatham County Coroner’s office.


SAVANNAH, GA (WSAV) – At 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 6 a fatal accident occurred on Mason rail yard of the Port of Savannah’s Garden City Terminal involving two private truck operators.

According to officials, one of the driver was leaving his vehicle when he was hit by the other driver.

The driver who was hit was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS.

The accident is being investigated by Georgia Ports Authority Police.

The identity of the driver is being withheld until next of kin is notified.

NEWS 3 is at scene and will provide more information as it comes in.

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