SOUTH KINGSTOWN -- Police are currently investigating a fatal single-car crash that occurred on Usquepaugh Road, just east of South County Trail.
The identity of the operator and sole occupant of the motor vehicle is being withheld at this time, pending the notification of family members, according to South Kingstown Police Capt. Alfred E. Bucco III.
Although police have not completed their investigation, "speed does not appear to be a factor in the crash," despite the vehicle veering off the roadway and crashing into a small tree and shrubbery.
The operator was extricated from the vehicle by first responding police officers. CPR measures were performed and the operator was transported to South County Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The South Kingstown Accident Reconstruction Team is currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash, but have no further details they are able to provide at this time.