A suspect has been arrested in a Manhattan hit-and-run accident that killed “Gone Girl” actress Lisa Banes.
Brian Boyd, 26, an Upper West Sider who lives in the same area as the deadly June 4 collision, has been charged with leaving the scene of a fatal crash and failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk, police sources said. .
Police patrol officers who recognized Boyd from wanted notice made arrest, sources say
LISA BANES, ‘GONE GIRL’ ACTRESS, DEAD AT 65 AFTER HIT-AND-RUN SCOOTER ACCIDENT
Banes suffered a fatal head trauma when she was struck by a red and black Fairthorpe motorcycle allegedly being driven by Boyd on Amsterdam Avenue at West 64th Street.
The 65-year-old actress was from Los Angeles and was on her way to meet a friend for dinner.
Banes, a Juilliard graduate, graced Broadway stages, appeared on TV shows like “One Life to Live” and “Nashville,” and was Tom Cruise’s longest-serving love interest in the movie “Cocktail” .
She was perhaps best known for her role in the mysterious murder “Gone Girl”, where she played the mother of the missing woman, played by Rosamund Pike.
Banes read the script and thought, ‘Oh, I’m right about that,’ “she said in an interview with The Los Angeles Times at the 2014 Hollywood Film Awards.
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“She was very, very friendly and very loyal to her friends. If you make a friend with her, you make a lifelong friend,” friend Cynthia Crossen told The Post.
“She was warm and generous and kind and beautiful and funny and the life of the party, but also sympathetic and empathetic.”
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