UPDATE: Middletown woman dies day after DUI crash
By News Staff
MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (WLNE) – A Middletown woman has died from injuries sustained in a Saturday morning rollover crash.
Officers were dispatched to Third Beach Road around 2:00 a.m. Saturday morning for reports of a motor vehicle accident with injuries.
Officers on scene located a single vehicle rollover accident in which both occupants had been ejected from the vehicle.
The operator, identified as Matthew Jones, 33, of Middletown, was arrested on DUI charges before being transported to Newport Hospital for treatment.
The second occupant, identified as Kory Jones, 33, of Middletown, was transported to Newport Hospital where she later died of her injuries.
The incident is under investigation, but Middletown Police said that preliminary findings indicate speed and alcohol were factors in the crash.
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