Man Found Lying in Gutter in Lake Murray on Ventilator to Donate Organs

NBC 4 NEWS | Dave Summers

A Lake Murray family is asking for the public's help to find a hit-and-run driver who they say struck their father and left him for dead.

Ronald Barrios, 51, was found lying in a gutter just two days after Thanksgiving with head injuries that left him brain dead.

Police say Barrios, a father of four, had been out walking just after 6 a.m. when he hit near the intersection of Jackson and Blue Lake drives on Saturday.

The Barrios family told NBC 7, Barrios remains on mechanical ventilator so that he could perform a final act of kindness--donating his organs so that others might live. Continue reading


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