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Posted: May 25, 2018

Savannah police officer killed while directing traffic

Local | WSBTV


A Savannah police officer was killed early Friday morning while he was assisting a crash investigation.

The department held a news conference Friday to announce the death of Anthony Christie. 

According to authorities, Christie was directing traffic at a crash scene on Interstate 16 when he was hit by a tractor-trailer. 

Christie was a Navy veteran.

He leaves behind a wife, Nicole. 


Georgia State Patrol is investigating the crash.

“Keep Nicole and Officer Christie in your prayers,” Chief of Police Mark Revenew said.

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