A 56-year-old Newport man died from injuries Wednesday night after he was hit by a vehicle in a crosswalk on Friday, Jan. 17, according to Newport Police Sgt. Christopher Hayes.
The driver was cited with failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk and for driving without insurance.
Police said [Sharon Gerlach of Middletown] was struck by a pick-up truck while crossing Bellevue Avenue. The driver, Craig Madison, 64, of Exeter, was cited with failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.
Police said sun glare might have been a factor in the accident.
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