1 dead following head-on crash in North Smithfield

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NORTH SMITHFIELD, R.I. (WPRI) — One woman is dead following a crash Monday morning on Great Road in North Smithfield.

Elaine Guy, 42, of Harrisville, was pronounced dead after being transported to Landmark Medical Center, police said.

The driver of the second vehicle, identified as 36-year-old Sarah Krawitz of Oxford, Mass., was taken to Rhode Island Hospital with minor injuries.

Neither car had any passengers, according to North Smithfield Police Capt. Stephen Riccitelli.

Riccitelli said it appeared Guy was driving northbound at about 7:40 a.m. when her vehicle crossed the center lines and struck Krawitz’s vehicle head-on.

Great Road was closed for about two hours but has since been reopened.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to contact the North Smithfield Police Department at (401) 762-1213 ext. 0.