Bristol man dies after being struck by vehicle.

By News Staff

A Bristol man has died after he was struck by a vehicle Thursday night.

Police say they were called to the scene on Metacom Avenue at Minturn Farm Road around 7:30 p.m.

Once on scene, police found 66-year-old John DeMedeiros lying unresponsive on the shoulder of the roadway. He was transported to Rhode Island Hospital where he later died.

Police say the initial investigation determined a 71-year-old Bristol woman was traveling south on Metacom Avenue when DeMedeiros attempted to cross the road and was struck.

Police say speed does into appear to be a factor. The accident remains under investigation.

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