PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Police have identified a Providence man who died following a moped crash in the early hours of Saturday morning.
According to police, Juan Rivera was weaving in and out of traffic before driving up onto the sidewalk and crashing into a pole on Elmwood Avenue.
Rivera, 19, was taken to the hospital, where he later died of his injuries.
On Monday, Rivera’s family and friends stopped by the scene of the crash to put together a memorial in his honor, which included his picture, balloons and lit candles.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.