Troopers Arrest Man In Fatal Crash

State police have arrested a North Smithfield man after a crash that claimed the life of a pedestrian.

The incident occurred at around 9:40 p.m. Wednesday night; troopers say two men were walking south on the right shoulder of the northbound lanes when they were struck by a car reportedly driven by 25-year-old Nicholas Stone.

One of the victims, 63-year-old Thomas Lamoureux of North Smithfield was pronounced dead at the scene, while the other man was hospitalized.

Troopers say Stone reportedly drove away from the scene and struck a RIPTA bus in his flight, but was later captured.

He faces numerous charges including driving under the influence, and driving to endanger, resulting in death and refusal to submit to a field sobriety test.

(Photo from RI State Police)


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