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North Kingstown police ID victim of fatal motorcycle crash

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WPRI) — Police have released the identity of a motorcycle rider who died Thursday after he collided with a front-end loader in North Kingstown.

The crash took place around 12:15 p.m. on Roger Williams Way in the area of Mainsail Drive.

The motorcyclist, now identified as Joshua Barrette, 28, of Brighton, Mass., was taken to Kent Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, according to North Kingstown police. 

The crash remains under investigation.

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