Arrest made in fatal hit-and-run

Published: Feb. 21, 2023 at 8:11 PM CST|Updated: Feb. 23, 2023 at 6:26 PM CST
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NEWPORT, Ark. (KAIT) – An arrest has been made in a deadly hit-and-run that happened on Feb. 21 in Newport.

The Newport Police Department said Ronald Delcase II, 40, of Newport, was arrested on a warrant for Failure to Stop after an accident with injury or death.

A news release on Feb. 23 said Delcase is booked at the Jackson County Detention Center.

Arkansas State Police identified the victim in a preliminary fatal crash report as 56-year-old Donna McKinley of Newport.

The report said she was walking southbound on North State Street just after 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, when an unknown vehicle struck her.

McKinley was taken to Unity Health-Harris Medical Center, where she later died.

The Newport Police Department said the vehicle that hit the woman took off.