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Police looking for hit-and-run suspect after pedestrian struck walking from Dunkin’



Police are looking for a pedestrian hit-and-run suspect after a collision this past weekend.

According to police, on Saturday, just after 8:00 a.m. at the intersection of Taunton Avenue and John Street in East Providence, a pedestrian was crossing from the Dunkin Donuts, walking north to the sidewalk where Visiting Angels is located.

What appears to be a dark colored Chevrolet Avalanche with unknown registration plates struck the pedestrian and left the area.

The vehicle operator appears to be a white male with a beard.

If you have any information that may help police identify this vehicle and/or operator, contact Officer Jay Rainville at 435-7600 x 20074 or email

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