Police: Man Struck, Killed Walking on Highway in Providence

Police said it was not yet clear why he was walking on the highway


A man walking on an interstate highway in Rhode Island has been struck by several cars and killed.

State police say 53-year-old Alfonso Rodriguez, of Providence was struck at about 5 a.m. Thursday on Interstate 95 in downtown Providence.

They say it's not yet clear why he was walking on the highway.

The drivers of the three cars that struck him have not been charged but police say they're still investigating the incident.

The crash caused lane closures and snarled traffic for hours during the morning commute.

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