Police release name of driver killed in wrong way crash
LINCOLN, R.I. —
Rhode Island State Police have released the name of the 89-year-old woman who was killed in a head-on crash on Route 146.
Col. Steven O'Donnell said Marie Simone, of Warwick, was killed at about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday after she drove the wrong way onto the highway in Lincoln and crashed head-on into a vehicle driven by 30-year-old Joseph Brophy, of Burrillville.
Police said Brophy was recovering at Rhode Island Hospital with injuries that were described as non-life-threatening injuries.