Woonsocket woman dies after crash on Greenville Road

Woonsocket woman dies after crash on Greenville Road

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A local woman has died after she was hit by a vehicle on Greenville Road Wednesday evening.

Candice Destefani, 34, of Woonsocket, succumbed to her injuries at Rhode Island Hospital, according to an announcement by North Smithfield Police.

Police responded to a call at about 6 p.m. Wednesday evening that a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle near 341 Greenville Road. When they arrived, they found Destefani lying on the side of the road with life-threatening injuries. She was transported to Landmark Medical Center before she was moved to Rhode Island Hospital.

The crash is still under investigation, but police say there is no evidence of impaired or distracted driving at this time. The driver is not facing any charges. The North Smithfield Accident Reconstruction Unit is investigating the incident.