Female pedestrian killed in hit-and-run on Abercorn St, W. Montg - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

Female pedestrian killed in hit-and-run on Abercorn St, W. Montgomery Cross Rd

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The Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Department is investigating a fatal hit-and-run at Abercorn Street and West Montgomery Cross Road, around 8 p.m. Friday.

Police say 46-year-old Viola Robertson was struck and killed while attempting to cross the northbound lanes of Abercorn Street. Robertson was hit by a grey Honda Pilot driven by 44-year-old Amy Sheppard. The collision caused Robertson to cross the path of another vehicle, which threw Robertson under the vehicle. The unknown vehicle left the scene.

The area in front of Moss Pointe Apartments was closed down for several hours while police investigated.

Southside precinct officers and MAIT responded to the scene. This is an ongoing MAIT investigation.

Anyone with any information should contact the SCMPD tip line at 912.525.3124.

Information may also be forwarded to CrimeStoppers at 912,234.2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

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