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WPRI: Police searching for Acura sedan in Warwick hit-and-run

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Police continue to investigate a hit-and-run in Warwick that landed a man in the hospital Wednesday night. According to city police, the pedestrian was crossing Post Road near the Walmart just before 9 p.m. when he was struck by a vehicle traveling southbound, which then drove off. Police said he was not in a crosswalk at the time. The 32-year-old …

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WPRI: Pedestrian killed, another survives, after being hit by Jeep in West Greenwich

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Police are investigating a pedestrian crash that left one man dead and another hurt. Police said it happened last Tuesday as the men tried to cross Victory Highway (Route 102) about 4:40 p.m. Officers said the weather was rainy, it was dark outside, and the victims were wearing dark clothing. Also, Victory Highway has no sidewalks or crosswalks, so it …

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WPRI: North Smithfield woman struck, killed by car

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Police have charged the driver they say struck and killed a pedestrian in North Smithfield Sunday night. The victim – identified Monday as Cheryl A. Willard, 50, of North Smithfield – was attempting to cross Dowling Village Boulevard around 9:30 p.m. Sunday when she was struck near the southern entrance of Dowling Village, according to police. Emergency crews rushed Willard …

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WPRI: Police make arrest in connection with deadly hit-and-run

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Police have arrested a man in connection with a fatal hit-and-run Monday night on Newport Avenue. The suspect is Paul Newman, 53, of Jacksonville, Florida. He is being charged with leaving the scene of an accident, death resulting. A witness was able to see the driver’s license plate before the vehicle fled the scene. Police said they were then able …

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WJAR: Woman struck, killed by garbage truck

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A pedestrian was struck and killed by a garbage truck in Providence Wednesday afternoon. Police told NBC 10 News a 51-year-old woman was hit at the intersection of Hartford Avenue and Whelan Road around 1 p.m. She was found lying on the ground just outside her home before being transported to Rhode Island Hospital, where she died. Investigators said she …

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WPRI: Pedestrian killed by alleged drunk driver in South Kingstown

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Mary F. Kemp was on her nightly walk around her South Kingstown neighborhood Monday night when police say a drunk driver veered off the road, hitting and killing her. Leslie Morales, 29, is facing charges of DUI death resulting, driving to endanger death resulting, and duty to stop at an accident resulting in personal injury/death. […] Kemp’s husband and daughter, …

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WPRI: Man charged after hit-and-run leaves pedestrian seriously hurt

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Police say a man has been charged after he allegedly hit a pedestrian with his car near the intersection of Pulaski and Manchester Streets in West Warwick early Saturday morning. Police say the victim, a West Warwick man in his 40’s, was seriously hurt and taken to Kent County Hospital for treatment. His current condition is unknown. […] Police said …

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WPRI: Suspect pleads not guilty in Pawtucket crash that injured boy

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The suspect in a Pawtucket crash pleaded not guilty after police say her car struck a boy and crashed into a Newport Avenue building on June 13. Olayemi Mayowa, 61, pleaded not guilty to reckless driving and other offenses to public safety in District Court Thursday. The charge is a misdemeanor and Mayowa was released on personal recognizance. – WPRI …