Providence police investigating fatal accident involving bicyclist

Providence

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Providence police are investigating a fatal accident that happened late Friday night.

Around 11:30 p.m., police were called to the intersection of Webster Avenue and Plainfield Street for car that struck a bicyclist.

The bicyclist, only being identified as a man, was taken to Rhode Island Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The driver of the car, who is not being identified at this time, remained on scene after the accident. they were not under the influence and have not been charged.

The Accident Reconstruction Team is investigating what caused the crash.

Police are looking for the public’s help identifying the victim. Anyone with information is asked to call 401-243-6279.

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