One killed in Glocester motorcycle accident

GLOCESTER, R.I (WLNE) – Glocester police are investigating an accident that killed a motorcyclist on Monday.

Police responded to the area of 1568 Putnam Pike near Pine Orchard Road at approximately 4:30 PM.

Police say a car and a motorcycle collided in the area.

According to the department,  the car, operated by a 61-year-old woman from Connecticut was traveling westbound, crossed the center and struck the motorcycle traveling eastbound.

The motorcyclist, identified as 63-year-old Glocester Resident, Richard Lemieux was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Connecticut woman was taken to Rhode Island Hospital for evaluation.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

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