Fast-moving storm brings damage, power outages across RI, Mass.

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EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — A roaring line of drenching rain and damaging winds raced across Southern New England Sunday night causing power outages and damage to clean up.

At its peak, about 5,800 National Grid customers were without power in Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts.

POWER OUTAGES LAST NIGHT: Southern New England Active Power Outages Map & Database »

In Burrillville, power lines came down on a vehicle on Jackson School Road.

According to police, the occupant was not injured and was able to get out of the car before emergency crews arrived.

Rhode Island State Police responded to a rollover crash on I-95 North near Exit 15 just before 11 p.m. The crash closed down the left lane of travel.

There’s no word on any injuries or if it was weather-related.

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