Driver killed in Pawtucket crash

Blackstone Valley

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) ─ The driver of a car that crashed in Pawtucket Thursday night has died, according to police.

The single-car crash occurred around 7:30 p.m. at the corner of George Street and East Avenue.

Police said the driver, a 61-year-old man, was rushed to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The car sustained significant front-end damage in the crash, and the roof had to be removed to get to the driver.

Police have not released the victim’s identity. The crash remains under investigation at this time.

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