Elderly Providence Man Killed by Car in Morning Accident

Providence Police are investigating after a man was hit and killed by a car this morning at Westminster and Stokes Streets.

Sgt. Paul Zienowicz tells ABC6 that 79 year-old Harold O'Leary of Providence was walking across Westminster Street when he was struck by a car driven by 22 year-old Leslie Torres of Providence.  O'Leary was pronounced dead at RI Hospital.

O'Leary was apparently not in a crosswalk at the time, and police say that speed was not a factor in the accident.  They're looking into the possibility that sun glare was a factor and do not expect to file charges.