CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — Rhode Island State Police now confirm one of the two people injured Monday morning in a crash on Route 10 has died.
Police said the car crossed two lanes of traffic, went off the road and struck a tree. It happened around 6:55 a.m. at the exit to I-95.
Police said two people were taken to Rhode Island Hospital, and later confirmed one of those people – now identified as Marcel Odom, 24 of Providence – died from injuries sustained in the crash.
The other person was treated for injuries and released.
The RI State Police is investigating a fatal crash in which one person died and another was injured when their car went off the road and struck a tree on Route 10 near the I-95 exit in Cranston, at 6:55 a.m. today. Read more on our website: https://t.co/SokwPGqNT9— RI State Police (@RIStatePolice) October 15, 2018
According to Pinpoint Traffic Reporter Melissa Sardelli, the crash caused heavy delays for morning commuters.
The scene was cleared around 8:45 a.m.