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      Police release name of man struck, killed on Route 146

      Rhode Island State Police say a tractor trailer truck struck a pedestrian on Route 146 on Wednesday, April 2, 2014.

      Rhode Island State Police said Wednesday that a tractor-trailer struck and killed a 28-year-old man on Route 146.

      The crash happened at about 1:20 p.m. in the southbound lanes near Branch Avenue in North Providence.

      State police said it appears 28-year-old David Salois, of Burrillville, parked a van in the breakdown lane and walked into traffic.

      Salois man was taken to a hospital, where he died.

      The driver of the tractor-trailer was shaken, but unharmed.

      The Rhode Island Department of Transportation said the scene was cleared by 4 p.m.


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