State Police identify victims in fatal accident in Warwick

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — The Rhode Island State Police are investigating a fatal accident that killed two people in Warwick early Saturday morning.

The accident happened just after 3 a.m. in the area of the Route 4 and I-95 merger, near the East Greenwich line.

Investigators say the car went off the road way, striking a tree.

Two passengers were pronounced dead at the scene. They are identified as 21-year-old Emma Brown of Wakfield and 33-year-old Lorenzo Smith of South Kingstown.

The driver and another passenger were taken to Rhode Island Hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.