Elderly Warwick man killed in crash

By Tiffany Choquette


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WARWICK, RI- An 81 year old man from Warwick is dead after his pickup truck hit a traffic signal pole.

The accident happened on Jefferson Boulevard, near the Airport Connector just after 3:30 PM Saturday.  There were no passengers in the truck at the time of the collision.   The driver was taken to Rhode Island Hospital, where he died.

Police don't believe alcohol or speed were to blame for the crash.  They say the man may have suffered a medical hitting the pole.

His name has not been released.

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