UPDATE: Man Killed in Bellevue Avenue Accident
The driver was killed in after he reportedly crashed into a wall at Rough Point.
This story was updated at 11:01 a.m.
A man involved in an single-car accident on Bellevue Avenue earlier this morning was killed in the crash, police officials say.
The 55-year-old Newport man was found unresponsive on the scene after his car crashed into a stone wall at Rough Point. His identity has not yet been released.
When police were responded to scene at 680 Bellevue Ave., the car was on fire and the man was pinned inside.
There was no one else in the vehicle.
He was transported to Newport Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Newport police are investigating the incident, which is ongoing.
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