State Police investigating crash that killed member of the United States Navy

By: News Staff


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HOPKINTON, R.I. (WLNE) — An investigation is underway into a car crash that claimed the life of 31-year-old active-duty member of the United States Navy.

Elizabeth C. Kingsland, of Mystic, C.T., was pronounced dead on scene when Rhode Island State Police Troopers were dispatched to Interstate 95, two miles north of Exit 2 around 11:50 p.m.

Troopers believe the car driven by Kingsland collided with a tractor-trailer truck and struck a tree.

The driver of the tractor-trailer truck was not injured, authorities said.

The investigation is ongoing.

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