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Richmond, RI – Fatal Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-95 NB near Exeter 

Richmond, RI – (February 26, 2024) – Early morning, February 26th, a multi-vehicle crash on I-95 northbound near Exeter and Richmond claimed one life. , Richmond, RI – Fatal Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-95 NB near Exeter Rhode Island State Police responded to reports of the collision just south of Exit 9 in Exeter around 4:56 a.m. The preliminary investigation revealed that a tractor-trailer, traveling in the middle lane, was rear-ended by a Subaru Outback while ascending an incline. The impact left the Subaru disabled in the roadway, partially blocking the left lane, where it was struck by another vehicle. Regrettably, passenger Karen Paredes-Ramos, 20, of Providence, lost her life at the scene. Additionally, three other occupants of the Subaru sustained serious injuries and were transported to Rhode Island Hospital for treatment. The tractor-trailer driver and the operator of the third vehicle escaped unharmed. Rhode Island State Police are conducting a thorough investigation into the incident.

Our deepest condolences go out to the family and friends of the deceased, and we wish a speedy recovery to those injured.

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