GSP identifies man killed in hit-and-run on Hwy 80


via Chatham Emergency Services

TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (WSAV) – Authorities have identified the victim of a fatal crash that occurred on Highway 80 last Friday.

According to Georgia State Patrol, 31-year-old Phillip Hall, of Savannah, was killed in the crash.

Mayor Shirley Sessions confirmed last week that there was a fatality due to a hit-and-run.

The crash occurred near the Lazaretto Creek Bridge around 1:40 p.m. Highway 80 eastbound remained closed until about 6 p.m.

Throughout the afternoon, WSAV’s Traffic Map showed traffic static in westbound lanes, and delays as far back as Talahi Island.

Georgia State Patrol is handling the investigation. Additional details have not been released.

Traffic on Highway 80 near Johnny Mercer Boulevard (via @MLocklear912, Twitter)

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