Vehicular Homicide Suspect Sought - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

08/27/02

Vehicular Homicide Suspect Sought

Chatham County police are asking for your help to find the suspect in a two-car collision that killed a Savannah man yesterday.

Investigators say 83-year-old William Herrmann was turning onto Highway 17 from the Georgia 204 off ramp when he was hit broadside by a car driven by 27-year-old Harry Eugene Austin. Police say Austin ran a red light and fled the scene after crashing into Herrmann's car.

Austin is wanted on first-degree vehicular homicide and reckless driving charges.

If you have any information about Harry Eugene Austin's whereabouts, contact the Chatham County police at or CrimeStoppers at 234-2020.

Reported by: Tarcia Bush

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