Cyclist Struck and Killed in Providence
Another Rhode Island cycling death. As reported on the ABC6 site:
A hit and run has left a man dead in Providence Tuesday morning.
According to Rhode Island State Police, the accident took place on Cranston St. around 6:45 AM.
66-year-old Victor R. Rodrigues Porter was found at that time yelling out on the side of the road. When the responding trooper reached Mr. Rodrigues, he discovered he had suffered severe injuries from a hit an run. He had been riding a bicycle when the accident occurred.
Rodrigues was taken to RI Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
RISP are still investigating the neighborhood for leads and are asking for help identifying the suspect vehicle. Anyone with information is asked to call the RISP Lincoln barracks at 401-444-1100.
How could anyone, hit another person with a car and just leave the scene? How have our societal morals degraded to a point to where this is “acceptable” to anyone?