Elderly Massachusetts Couple Killed in Fatal Crash in Rhode Island

July 31, 2009 – An elderly Massachusetts couple was involved in a fatal car crash yesterday in Cumberland, Rhode Island. The accident happened at around 4 pm on Thursday afternoon. Apparently, a minivan, driven by an 87 year old Massachusetts man, was hit by a box truck as the minivan was pulling out of an ice cream stand and attempting to turn left on Diamond Hill Road.

The man and his passenger, a 77 year old woman from Massachusetts, were pronounced dead at the scene. The box truck was owned by a home remodeling business in Cumberland. The driver of the truck was treated at a local hospital and released.

The names of the victims and their hometowns have not been released.  The accident remains under investigation by the Rhode Island State Police and Cumberland detectives.

Source: Boston.com

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