Rescue crews respond to fatal Tiverton crash

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TIVERTON, R.I. (WLNE) – Rescue crews responded to a report Friday morning of a serious crash in Tiverton.

Tiverton Police confirmed that during the early morning of December 31, 18-year-old John Barretto, of Tiverton, was traveling on Brayton Road when he lost control of his vehicle, leaving the roadway, and striking a tree.

Tiverton Police, Fire, and Fall River Fire Departments were able to remove Barretto from his vehicle, and he was transported to Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River. He was pronounced deceased upon arrival to the hospital.

The accident remains under investigation.

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