RI State Police ID victim in fatal motorcycle crash in Johnston

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JOHNSTON, R.I. (WLNE) — Rhode Island State Police have identified the victim of a fatal motorcycle crash in Johnston Friday night. 

State Police said Richard Young, 48, of Bishop Hill Rd, Johnston, was transported to Rhode Island Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Crews were initially dispatched to the area of Hartford Ave around 7:45 p.m., for reports of a serious crash involving a motorcycle.

"The crash occurred when the motorcycle, which was heading west on Hartford Avenue, collided with another vehicle that was heading east on Hartford Avenue and crossed the westbound lane to enter the Cumberland Farms at 2643 Hartford Ave," read a press release issued by Rhode Island State Police.

The driver of the other vehicle was not injured. 

ABC6 News will update you as soon as more information becomes available. 

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