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Police identify driver in fatal 295 crash


JOHNSTON, R.I. (WPRI) – State Police have identified the driver in Friday afternoon’s fatal wreck on 295 as a 21-year-old Providence woman.

Lt. Kenneth Jones said Saturday morning that Rosa Garcia Almonte was the driver of the SUV that wrecked on 295 South near Exit 10 around 3 p.m. Friday.

Almonte was thrown from the wreck and pronounced dead at the scene. Jones said that the crash, which did not involve any other vehicles, is still under investigation.

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