EAST GREENWICH R.I. (WPRI) -- A pregnant woman was killed in a highway crash Friday afternoon, but her unborn child survived.
State Police tell Eyewitness News that 23 year-old Sullynette Sanchez of Providence was involved in a three-car wreck on Route 4 in East Greenwich Friday.
The crash happened just south of Route 403 at 4 p.m. Lt. Michael Gill declined to release any information on the incident other than to say that Sanchez, who was nine months pregnant, was killed.
Gill said the baby boy was saved and is at Women and Infants Hospital in Providence.
A friend of Sanchez says that her baby is breathing on his own and is getting better every day.
The incident remains under investigation by the State Police and no further information is expected to be released before Monday.
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