No. Smithfield police identify victim from deadly crash

No. Smithfield police identify victim from deadly crash

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Police have identified the woman who died following a collision with a tree on Great Road on Tuesday, May 13.

Elaine M. Beretta, 66, of Burrillville, had to be removed from her vehicle by emergency workers with help from the Jaws of Life and was transported by helicopter to Rhode Island Hospital. She was later pronounced dead from her injuries.

Beretta was traveling southbound on Great Road by Hillview Avenue when the car she was operating veered off the road and slammed into the tree around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday morning. Police still do not know what caused the crash, and are asking for the public's help.

Anyone with information they think might be helpful is asked to call the North Smithfield Police Department’s tip line at 401-762-9983.