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WPRI: Elderly pedestrian struck and killed in Woonsocket

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An investigation is underway after a pedestrian was struck and killed in Woonsocket Tuesday night. Police said the 70-year-old man was crossing Cass Avenue at about 7:15 p.m. when he was struck by a female driver. – WPRI [box style=”alert”]More from WPRI: Driver not charged in crash that killed man; victim’s family furious[/alert]

View Post Rhode Island College mourning death of professor killed in Syracuse crash

In Fatality, Outside Providence, Pedestrian Struckby Jef Nickerson3 Comments

Rhode Island College is offering counseling to students and flying flags at half-staff as it mourns an English professor who was struck and killed by a pickup truck in Central New York. Forty-three-year-old Jennifer Cook of Providence was walking with her mother Friday afternoon in Syracuse when the truck veered across the road and struck them. – “Killed by …

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Two pedestrians killed in Newport last week

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WPRI Video A 56-year-old Newport man died from injuries Wednesday night after he was hit by a vehicle in a crosswalk on Friday, Jan. 17, according to Newport Police Sgt. Christopher Hayes. […] The driver was cited with failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk and for driving without insurance. – Newport Patch Police said [Sharon Gerlach of …

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ProJo: Bristol woman dies after being struck crossing Warwick Avenue

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Raymond Joutras, 21, of Sweet Street, Warwick, was driving south in the area of 1811 Warwick Ave., near the Jamestown Apartments, when he hit Jefferis as she walked toward a bus stop, police said. Neither speed nor alcohol appear to be factors, according to police. Minimal lighting and the fact that Jefferis was wearing dark clothing could have contributed.

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Streetsblog: NYC Motorists Killed Three Pedestrians on City Sidewalks Today

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Three pedestrians were killed on NYC sidewalks today in two separate crashes. Just before 7:30 a.m. on Queens Boulevard in Elmhurst, a 22-year-old man driving a new Camaro ran over and killed two men on the sidewalk, and just before 1 p.m., a woman was killed on an East Harlem corner after a taxi driver struck a box truck, which careened onto the sidewalk. So far, no charges have been filed, though witnesses say the Queens Boulevard driver was speeding and the East Harlem cabbie ran a red light, according to reports.