PAWTUCKET â A 13-year-old girl committed suicide Thursday by deliberately running into the path of an oncoming vehicle on I-95 southbound, at the foot of the Broadway ramp, according to the state police.
The girl was distraught over a âsituation with her boyfriendâ that came to a head shortly before she was struck by the car, about 2 a.m., according to Lt. Col. Michael Winquist.
She was pronounced dead at Rhode Island Hospital a short time later.
The victimâs name was withheld, but Winquist said her family lives in Pawtucket.
âObviously itâs a very tragic situation,â he said.
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