Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety, states that a pedestrian was struck and killed on Interstate 95 in Pawtucket at approximately 11 last night. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. A preliminary investigation revealed that the woman was struck by oncoming traffic in the southbound travel lanes of Interstate 95 near Exit 27. No other injuries were reported. The crash remains under investigation by troopers from the Rhode Island State Police Lincoln Barracks, the Collision Reconstruction Unit and the Forensic Services Unit.
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