State Police ID Cranston man killed in rollover crash on Rt. 10 in Providence


PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Rhode Island State Police say a Cranston man was killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash in Providence early Friday morning.

Roberto Pichardo Mello, 22, was traveling in the right lane of Route 10 South when at a point near the Route 6 overpass, his vehicle veered to the right, struck a concrete barrier and rolled over.

Police confirmed Mello succumbed to his injuries as a result of the accident.

No additional information has been released.

This story has been updated to show Mello’s age is 22, not 32. Rhode Island State Police sent out a revised press release shortly after their error.

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