Fatal pedestrian crash in West Warwick


WEST WARWICK, R.I. (WLNE) – On Friday, at approximately noon, West Warwick Police and Fire responded to a pedestrian crash.

The crash occurred at West Warwick Avenue (RI Rt. 117) near the intersection of Standard Avenue, where the motorist remained on scene.

A sixty-year-old West Warwick woman was transported to RI Hospital for medical treatment.

The crash investigation is still on going, but speed, impairment and distraction do not appear to be factors and the victim appeared to have been within a crosswalk.

Early Saturday morning, West Warwick Police learned that the woman passed away due to her injuries.

The West Warwick Police Department provides their thoughts and prayers to the woman’s family and friends.

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