Police in Pawtucket have announced that a deadly crash that occurred this past weekend in the Rhode Island city is now being ruled a homicide.
Details were scarce on Monday as Maj. Tina Goncalves updated the status of Saturday's accident. It's unclear what caused the crash or why it is now being investigated as a homicide.
Police say a BMW driven by an unidentified 23-year-old man slammed into a tree along Underwood Street around 2 a.m.
The latest news from around the state
The driver suffered life-threatening injuries and was rushed to Rhode Island Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. No other people or vehicles were involved in the accident.
An investigation is ongoing.