SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - An 88-year-old man has died from injuries he sustained in a crash last week involving a tractor on Ogeechee Road.
It happened around lunchtime Friday near Westgate Boulevard. Metro Police say 88-year-old William Burke was crossing the 3700 block of Ogeechee Road around 12:10 p.m. when he was struck by a Caterpillar backhoe that was traveling in the right westbound lane.
Officials say Burke was not in a crosswalk. He was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.
Burke died on Jan. 15 as a result of injuries sustained in the incident, according to the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department.
The crash remains under investigation by Metro's Traffic Investigation Unit (TIU).