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Suspect charged with murder after hit-and-run in Little Rock



Pine Bluff, Arkansas – On March 29, after responding to a hit and run collision at the intersection of Sulphur Springs and West Greenway, Pine Bluff police found the victim, Dammario Kye, severely injured.

Officers learned that an SUV driven by Shevonte Anderson intentionally swerved to hit Kye while he was driving a motorcycle, after speaking to witnesses at the scene.

Initially, Anderson was charged with first-degree battery.

After it was learned that Kye died from his injuries later at a Little Rock hospital, the charges were upgraded to second-degree murder.

This is the 9th homicide for Pine Bluff in 2022.