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Single vehicle accident kills male driver.

The Warwick Police Department responded to a single car and tree accident in the area of 1095 Ives Road on May 11, 2015 at approximately 1514 hours. The Traffic Division’s Accident Reconstruction Team is investigating the collision. The vehicle, which was being operated south on Ives Road went left of center crossed the double yellow lines and struck a tree head on. There were no passengers in the vehicle at the time of the collision.

The operator, a 30 year old male from Exeter, was transported to Rhode Island Hospital by East Greenwich Fire Rescue where he was later pronounced dead.  

The Warwick Police Department is continuing the investigation to include whether alcohol/drugs were factors in the collision or to determine if the driver possibly suffered a medical episode just prior to the crash.

Based on evidence at the scene as well as witness accounts, it does not appear that speed was a factor. It appears at this time that the operator was at least partially buckled at the time of the crash and the vehicle’s airbag did deploy.  

The identity of the operator is being withheld pending full notification to the family.

Investigators are continuing their investigation. Any person with information related to the collision is asked to contact the Warwick Police Department Traffic Division at (401)468-4343.