Police ID Pawtucket man killed in highway crash

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ATTLEBORO, Mass. (WPRI) ─ Police are continuing to investigate a crash that killed a Pawtucket man last week.

Hernane Ribeiro, 19, was driving on I-95 South near Exit 6 last Thursday when police said he crashed into the rear of a tractor-trailer.

Police said Ribeiro was rushed to Rhode Island Hospital where he later died from his injuries.

His passenger, a 19-year-old woman from Brockton, suffered minor injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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