Newport Music Festival Artistic Director Killed in Accident

ABC 6 News has learned that the Newport Music Festival Artistic Director has died.

ABC 6 affiliate KSTP in Minneapolis-St. Paul MN has confirmed that Mark Malkovich III, of Portsmouth, RI was killed when his car rolled over on Interstate 35 in MN.

The MN State Police report states that Malkovich's car was traveling at a high rate of speed, when it crashed into a ditch, and then rolled over multiple times. Malkovich was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident, and was ejected from the vehicle.