Moped Driver Killed In Collision With SUV On Block Island

BLOCK ISLAND, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — Rhode Island State Police are asking drivers to be cautious after the second fatal vehicle crash on Block Island in less than a week.

According to RISP, at around 2:20pm Saturday, a moped and an SUV were involved in a head-on collision on Spring Street at Whale Swamp Road.

The driver of the moped died as a result of the crash. He has been identified as Corey M. Sanville, age 22 of Cranston, Rhode Island.

A 22 year-old female passenger on the moped sustained non life-threatening injuries and was flown to Rhode Island hospital. Both occupants of the moped were wearing helmets.

The driver of the SUV was uninjured and is not being identified at this time. No charges are expected, but the crash remains under investigation by the Rhode Island State Police and New Shoreham Police Department.

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