Joy O’Leary, 37, killed and hit-and-run driver Rudolph Alexander, 36, facing charges in two-vehicle crash on Heaton Orchard Road in Richmond, Rhode Island

Modified Date: 
Fri, 07/28/2017 - 9:14am
Accident Date: 
Thursday, July 27, 2017

Woman killed in car crash in Richmond, driver charged

Police said Alexander’s car drifted into the oncoming lane and stayed there for several hundred feet before he lost control and sideswiped a tree on his side of the car, then hit another one head-on. The impact of that crash spun the car and threw his passenger out.

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Alexander was charged with leaving the scene of a crash resulting in death, and was ordered held without bail as a bail violator on an unrelated car crash that occurred in Westerly in May.     


Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Rudolph Alexander
Joy O’Leary

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