South Kingstown police investigate fatal crash

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WLNE)- The South Kingstown Police Department along with Emergency Medical Services and the Fire Department, were called to the scene of a serious accident in the area of Usquepaugh Road and Laurel Lane just after 12:30 p.m. on Monday, according to a statement from the department.

Traffic Sgt. Michael Sousa said responders found a single motor vehicle engulfed in flames and surrounded by downed power lines.

The operator, who was the lone occupant of the vehicle, did not survive, Sousa said.

The individual has not been identified, pending an investigation and family notification, Sousa said.

This is a breaking news story and ABC6  will continue to update it as more information becomes known.

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