Teenager Killed in North Smithfield Accident Identified
North Smithfield Police have confirmed to ABC6 News that a 13 year-old boy who was struck while crossing Route 102 on his bicycle has died as a result of his injuries.
The accident happened around 7pm Wednesday evening, at the intersection of Victory Highway and North Main Street.
The boy, now identified as 13 year-old Scott Wright of North Smithfield, was taken to Hasbro Children's Hospital, and later died.
The driver of the minivan that hit the boy has been identified as Patricia Auger, 57, of Burrillville. Auger has not been charged in the accident, which is still under investigation by the police department's Accident Reconstruction Unit.
Police have scheduled a press conference at 1pm Thursday to discuss the accident.