By: Amanda Pitts

alpitts@abc6.com

@APittsABC6

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) - Rhode Island State Police are investigating a fatal crash on I-195 East in East Providence Monday night.

Victor Pereira, 25, of Seekonk, was killed just after 9 p.m. when his car exited a travel lane and struck the rear of a construction truck in the breakdown lane.

Pereira was transported to Rhode Island Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The operator of the construction truck did not suffer any injuries.

Rhode Island State Police continue to investigate the crash.

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