GSP investigates deadly pedestrian-involved wreck on Hwy. 17 at Derrick Inn Rd.

GSP investigates deadly pedestrian-involved wreck on Hwy. 17 at Derrick Inn Rd.
The Chatham County Police Department has closed southbound Highway 17 at Derrick Inn Road due to a wreck. (Source: WTOC)

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - Georgia State Troopers have confirmed that one person was killed while walking on Highway 17 Tuesday night.

The wreck happened near the intersection of Hwy 17 and Derrick Inn Road. GSP says someone was walking in the middle of the highway and was hit by an oncoming vehicle and killed.

Troopers say it’s too early in the investigation to say if the driver was at fault. But they are advising everyone not to walk in the middle of a dark highway.

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