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Man hospitalized after single-car crash in Newport

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NEWPORT, R.I. (WPRI) — Newport police are investigating a single-car crash that sent a 25-year-old man to the hospital Wednesday morning.

Emergency crews responding to the area of Green Bridge on Ocean Avenue around 7:45 a.m. found a badly damaged vehicle on the rocks off the roadway.

The man was pulled from the car and flown to Rhode Island Hospital, according to police. The extent of his injuries is unknown at this time.

Police say the man was the only person in the vehicle at the time of the crash.

A portion of Ocean Avenue in Newport was temporarily blocked off but has since reopened.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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