Newry man dies in New York hit and run
Published 16/06/2013 | 19:17
A 26-year-old Newry man has died in a suspected hit and run in New York.
Kevin Bell was found unconscious on East 233rd Street in the Bronx on Sunday morning, according to US media.
A pedestrian called the NYPD and officers believe Mr Bell was struck by a car at about 3.30am.
The driver fled and the victim was pronounced dead after being taken to hospital, it has been reported.
Police said they do not yet have a description of the car.
Newry MLA Dominic Bradley has said Mr Bell was a talented Irish dancer.