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1 Person Killed in Wrong-Way SUV Crash in Cranston, RI

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    Police in Rhode Island say a Providence man was killed when two SUVs collided head-on. 

    (Published Monday, May 8, 2017)

    Police in Rhode Island say a Providence man was killed when two SUVs collided head-on. 

    Cranston police say 36-year-old Hector Alicea was driving west in an eastbound lane around 3 a.m. Sunday in Cranston. He struck another vehicle head-on and was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

    The driver of the other vehicle was uninjured. A passenger in the back seat was taken to Rhode Island Hospital. A juvenile in a car seat was taken to Hasbro Children's Hospital in Providence. Both are expected to survive. 

    Police say alcohol was not a factor in the crash and it has yet to be determined if speed was a factor. 

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