CHATHAM COUNTY, Ga. (WSAV) — The Chatham County Police Department shut down the west end of Hwy 80 at Johnny Mercer Boulevard due to a traffic fatality early Friday morning.

At 5:03 a.m., Georgia State Patrol (GSP) responded to a single-vehicle fatal crash on Johnny Mercer Blvd at State Route 26 in Chatham County.

GSP officials say a 2014 Nissan Versa was traveling northbound on Johnny Mercer Blvd when it traveled onto the shoulder, crossed the eastbound and westbound lanes of State Route 26, and struck a tree on the north shoulder of State Route 26.

The driver, Jason Harmon, age 39 of Savannah, suffered fatal injuries

The road has since reopened.