On Monday morning, a report from Fox 19 stated that a crash last Friday evening on 471-N that shut down the Daniel Carter Beard Bridge for several hours has turned fatal.
Not many details have been released by the Newport Police Department as the investigation continues but police state that a vehicle had been stopped in the middle of the highway for an unknown reason.
Police are still reconstructing the accident to determine if charges will be filed.
The names of those involved in the wreck have not been released at this time. FTM will continue to provide updates on this story as they are available.