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1 dead after crash involving landscaping truck, 2 cars

October 8, 2018

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Police say an early morning crash involving a landscaping company’s dump truck and two cars has left one person dead.

The crash in Providence occurred at about 12:30 a.m. Monday.

Police say the dump truck struck a sedan operated by 28-year-old Frank Perry Jr., of Providence. Perry died and his passenger was critically injured. No one was injured when a third vehicle got involved.

A witness tells WPRI-TV the driver of the dump truck ran into a nearby gas station convenience store crying and was detained by bystanders until police arrived and arrested him. He was also taken to the hospital.

His name was not immediately released and the crash remains under investigation.

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