Wreck Closes Islands Expressway, One Killed

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Letha Nessola, 67, died after her Buick Century was struck while crossing the eastbound lanes of the Islands Expressway. It was shut down from President Street to Highway 80.

Police say Nessola pulled into the path of an eastbound SUV driven by Choung Dang, 43, of Savannah.

Nessola's granddaughter, Sarah Brantley, 17, survived the crash with minor injuries. Dang is in stable condition at Candler Hospital.

The wreck closed Islands Expressway and snarled traffic in the area while authorities cleared the scene.

All roadways reopened shortly before 9pm.