Fatal crash on Newport Pell Bridge

(Credit: Ed Pepin

JAMESTOWN, R.I. (WLNE): A 72-year-old Rhode Island woman died after her car struck the toll plaza on the Newport Pell Bridge, according to  Rhode Island State Police. 

Mary Clark, the driver, was on Route 138 West when her car collided head-on with a concrete post and metal pole at the toll plaza, according to state police. 

The crash happened around 12:30 p.m. on Sunday.  

Clark, from Middletown, was transported to Rhode Island Hospital where she died.

The crash is still under investigation. 

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