Police investigate fatal motorcycle accident in Cranston

By News Staff

news@abc6.com

Police are investigating after a fatal motorcycle accident Thursday night in Cranston.

 The accident happened at approximately 9:40 pm on Route 37 West, just east of Natick Avenue.

The operator was identified as 19-year-old Ryan Barata of Somerset, Massachusetts. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Barata was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

The accident is being investigated by Accident Reconstruction crews from the Cranston police Department.

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