Middletown man, 34, dies after rollover crash

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MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (WPRI) — A Middletown man has died from injuries suffered in a crash Monday morning.

Police said they responded to Valley Road just after 8 a.m. and arrived to find a Jeep on its roof and the driver trapped inside.

The driver, later identified as Peter Connerton, 34, was rescued from the vehicle and rushed to Newport Hospital where he later died, according to police.

Connerton’s passenger, a 34-year-old Newport man, was taken to Rhode Island Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

The cause of the crash is now being investigated. Anyone with information is asked to contact Middletown detectives at (401) 846-1144.

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