Governor orders flags to half-staff on Saturday to honor fallen Savannah police officer

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal ordered all flags in Chatham County to be lowered to half-staff on Saturday in honor of Anthony Christie, a Savannah police officer who died in the line of duty on May 25.

In his executive order, the governor ordered flags to be half-staff from Saturday (June 2) until sunset.

Christie's funeral and honor procession are on Saturday at 2 p.m. The officer's visitation is on Thursday and Friday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Fox and Weeks Hodgson Chapel at 7200 Hodgson Memorial Drive in Savannah. WTOC.com will have a live stream of the ceremonies Saturday.

Christie, 37, died while responding to a wreck on I-16. A semi-truck collided with his police cruiser. He was a 13-year Navy veteran and husband.

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