Date Published:2022-05-02

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76-Year-Old Woman Fatally Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver

PROVIDENCE, RI – An elderly woman was killed in a hit-and-run accident in southwest Providence on Saturday evening.

According to WPRI, the woman was attempting to cross Union Avenue near the Route 10 off ramp when she was hit. The driver made a quick U-turn following the crash and fled the scene.

The victim, who has since been identified as Violet Barracks, 76, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver involved returned three hours after the crash and identified himself. He has since been identified as Domingo Castro.

If someone you love was killed in a pedestrian accident, you may want to seek the guidance of a Providence personal injury attorney who can help get you the justice you deserve. Call us at (508) 336-0500 or visit our website to begin the claims process.

Written By: Ronald J. Resmini

Last Updated: 2023-01-18