Updated: Police ID Woman Killed in I-295 Rollover

Rhode Island State Policed identified the victim as Katie J. Boisvert, 25, of West Warwick. She died after she crashed on Interstate 295 near the Route 37 on-ramp.

Updated 6:03 p.m.: Rhode Island state police identified the woman who died in a rollover accident early this morning on Route 295 near the Route 37 on-ramp as Katie J. Boisvert, 25, of West Warwick.

Police said the woman, who was driving alone, crashed around 5:45 a.m. She was wearing a seat belt, but was partially ejected from the vehicle and "crushed when it came to rest on the driver's side door," said State Police Capt. Ernest S. Quarry Jr.

The ramp was temporarily closed as emergency crews responded to the scene.

WPRI reported that the woman was alone in her truck.

Witnesses told police that Boisvert was traveling at a high rate of speed before losing control of her truck.


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