Warwick Police have identified the pedestrian struck by a truck while crossing a dimly lit area of Bald Hill Road Wednesday night.
Gustavo Lopez Giron of Plainfield Street in Providence was killed after being struck by an older model Ford F-150 as he entered the northbound side of the roadway in the area of 1170 Bald Hill Road. Police say the Ford was operating northbound in the left-hand lane. The vehicle’s driver and several witnesses stopped immediately after the collision to render aid and fully cooperate with police.
Police say the initial investigation determined that speed, alcohol and distracted driving do not appear to be factors in this crash and that Lopez Giron was not in a crosswalk at the time of the accident.