Arrest made in fatal hit-and-run
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.
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