UPDATE: Victim in tractor accident on Ogeechee Road dies

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) —  On Jan. 12, Savannah Chatham Metro Police reported an accident involving a tractor versus pedestrian on Ogeechee Road. William Burke, 88,  died Jan. 15, 2018 as a result of injuries sustained in the incident.

Metro reports that about 12:10 p.m. on Jan. 12,  Burke was crossing the 3700 block of Ogeechee Road when he was struck by a Caterpillar backhoe that was traveling in the right westbound lane. Burke, who was not in a crosswalk, was transported to a hospital.

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