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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]

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ProJo: Narragansett police seek information regarding hit-and-run

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The Narragansett police are looking for information regarding a hit-and-run accident that took place Saturday at around 12:30 a.m. at the intersection of Point Judith Rd. and Sand Hill Cove Rd. near Charlie O’s Tavern. – The Providence Journal It is unclear from reading the article if police believe there was anyone driving the car or if it was a …

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CNYcentral.com: Rhode Island College mourning death of professor killed in Syracuse crash

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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. – CNYcentral.com “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 …