Pedestrian dead following crash in Narragansett

NARRAGANSETT R.I (WLNE) – The Narragansett police department is currently investigating a fatal pedestrian crash from Sunday afternoon.

The department said they responded to the area of Kingstown Rd, west of the Boon Street intersection at 5:35 p.m.

The pedestrian hit, identified as 65-year-old William Hird Jr, was transported to Rhode Island hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Police say the operator of the vehicle remained on scene and is cooperating with the investigation.

Drugs and alcohol are not a factor according to the department.

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