Date Published:2023-12-01

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Hit-and-run driver fatally collides with pedestrian on Broadway in Providence

PROVIDENCE, RI – According to WJAR, the driver who allegedly struck and killed a pedestrian at 299 Broadway on Nov. 24 was given bail with surety on Friday.

Donald O’Brien, 36, is accused of colliding with Joseph Broady, 58, around 6 a.m.

Rescue crews transported Broady to an area hospital with a head injury. Officials pronounced him dead at the hospital.

Authorities charged O’Brien with duty to stop in an accident resulting in death. He has not entered a plea in court.

O’Brien will need to be checked for possible substance abuse.

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Written By: Ronald J. Resmini

Last Updated: 2023-12-01