Savannah city worker killed in crash


    A City of Savannah employee has died following a crash Wednesday afternoon, according to SPD.

    Police say the accident happened around 3:45 p.m. in the city lot on Sycamore Drive.

    Peter Solomon, 62, who worked on the Streets Maintenance Crew with the city's Public Works & Water Resources Department, was discovered dead on scene.

    Police are still investigating the wreck.

    The city is mourning the loss of Solomon following the wreck.

    “We’ve lost a member of our family,” says City Manager Rob Hernandez. “It’s a tragedy. It’s never something we want to see happen. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Mr. Solomon.”

    The city released the following about Solomon:

    Pete was originally from Orlando, Florida where he retired from a Florida municipality. He worked with Chatham County for five years before joining the City of Savannah. He was an avid Georgia Bulldogs fan and a valuable contributor to the Streets Maintenance Division. He will be deeply missed by his friends and coworkers both here at the City and with Chatham County Public Works.

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