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Driver Killed After Plunging Into Barrington River in Rhode Island

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    Driver Killed After Plunging Into Barrington River in Rhode Island
    Barrington Police Department

    A fatal crash involving a vehicle submerged in a river in Barrington, Rhode Island is under investigation.

    Officers responded New Meadow Road just before 11:30 p.m. Monday where police said a vehicle had somehow hit a telephone pole and flipped over into the Barrington River.

    Fire officials said an off-duty firefighter and two police officers removed the driver from the submerged vehicle.

    The name of the victim was not made public.

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    The exact cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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