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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, …