Student, 20, killed in Newport crash is named

By Matthew Growcott | Newport | News | Published:

A 20-year-old man who died after being hit by a car in Newport has been named.

George Crawford – Picture: Facebook

George Crawford, who was a student at Harper Adams University, had travelled to Shropshire for his studies from Hawick in Scotland.

George was hit at the junction of Forton Road and Sunny Gardens at 4.10am on Sunday.

Paramedics took him to hospital, but he died later that morning.

Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and the MERIT Trauma Doctor and critical care paramedic were sent to the scene.

Anyone with information should contact West Mercia Police on 101 quoting reference 106s 071018.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or at

Matthew Growcott

By Matthew Growcott
Reporter - @MGrowcott_Star

Shropshire Star reporter

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