Update: Man identified in fatal Cranston motorcycle crash

By News Staff

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CRANSTON, R.I. (WLNE) – A man was killed in Cranston after he crashed his motorcycle on Pontiac Avenue. 

Police have since identified this victim as 34-year-old  John A. Mattesini III of Cranston.

Police responded to the crash Sunday night around 11:30 p.m. 

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The man was traveling south on Pontiac Avenue when he hit a curb and then a fire hydrant. 

Police have not yet released the name of the driver, but said that speed may have been a factor in the crash.


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