58-year-old George Edward Byrd Sr dies in fatal Newport New hit and run car crash – Friday, October 8, 2021

Newport New Hit and Run Car Crash Death of George Edward Byrd Sr. – Obituary

58-year-old George Edward Byrd Sr. has died in a fatal Newport New hit and run car crash that occurred on Friday, October 8, 2021. It happened at about 10:09 p.m. when a dark-colored SUV struck him as he was in the crosswalk at 39th Street. He was left with fatal injuries and was taken to a local hospital where he died.

The driver of the SUV fled the scene. Police have not made available any information about the suspect.

The accident remains under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact the anonymous Crime Line at 1–888-LOCK-U-UP or online at P3Tips.com.