NOTE: This story was updated to correct the victim’s name.
SMITHFIELD, R.I (WPRI) — A Smithfield man has died following a single-car crash late Tuesday night, according to Rhode Island State Police.
The crash took place around 11:25 p.m. on I-295, just south of Route 7.
Police said Donald L. Houde Jr. was traveling in the high-speed lane when his vehicle left the roadway and hit a large rock in the median.
Houde, 48, was taken to Rhode Island Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.