RICHMOND, R.I. (WPRI) — The Rhode Island State Police are investigating a deadly crash that occurred early Sunday morning in Richmond.
Police said just after 4 a.m., the troopers received several calls for a single-car crash on I-95 North near exit 3.
Upon arrival, state police say the car had gone off the highway, struck a tree and had heavy front-end damage.
The driver of the car, only identified as a 17-year-old boy, was found sitting outside of the car with minor injuries.
The passenger, a 17-year-old girl, was trapped in her seat with significant injuries.
Crews were able to remove her from the vehicle, however, she was pronounced dead at the scene.
Investigators said because of their ages, their names will not be released, but said they were not Rhode Island residents.
It’s unclear what led up to the crash.