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23-Year-Old Motorcyclist Dies in Crash

A Cumberland, Rhode Island, man died in a motorcycle crash Saturday night.

According to state police, 23-year-old Kerlence Pierre was attempting to switch lanes at a high rate of speed when he lost control of his motorcycle in Providence around 11:40 p.m. Initial investigation reveals Pierre laid the motorcycle down and struck the rear of a small SUV.

Pierre was taken to Rhode Island Hospital where he was pronounced dead. He was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

The crash remains under investigation. 

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