BURRILLVILLE, RI – Two people died when a driver slammed into a tree on the 200 block of Lapham Farm Rd on Friday, according to WJAR.
Andrew Long, 19, strayed off the road and plowed into a tree around 3:30 p.m.
Rescue crews pronounced Long dead at the scene and transported his passenger, Ariel Welch, 18, to an area hospital, where she died.
Authorities believe speed may have played a role in the incident.
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