Rhode Island

Police Searching for Mini Van in Connection to Fatal Hit-and-Run of Motorcyclist

Police have identified a motorcyclist who they say was killed when a vehicle hit and dragged him multiple blocks before fleeing the scene in Providence, Rhode Island.

Police say 18-year-old Christopher Lucero was riding a motorcycle in the city's Olneyville neighborhood around 8:30 p.m. Saturday when he was struck by a van.

Lucero died of his injuries. WJAR-TV reports that police say officers are searching for a Dodge minivan.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

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