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Man Killed After Motorcycle Crashes Into Wall

Police say the motorcycle went out of control near the entrance to Goddard State Park on Ives Road just after 1 a.m.

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One man was killed and another injured when the motorcycle they were riding went off a road in Warwick, Rhode Island, and struck a tree and a stone wall.

Police say the motorcycle went out of control near the entrance to Goddard State Park on Ives Road just after 1 a.m. It crossed the double yellow line before striking the tree.

The 26-year-old driver from Webster was pronounced dead at Kent Hospital.

The 21-year-old passenger, who police say was wearing a helmet, suffered only minor injuries.

Their names have not been released.

Police say alcohol and speed may have played a role in the crash.

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