PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A pedestrian has been struck and killed by a vehicle on a Rhode Island highway.

State police say the crash occurred at about 8 p.m. Monday in the southbound lanes of Interstate 95 in Providence.

Police on Tuesday identified the victim as 41-year-old George West, of Providence.

Troopers say the victim was struck by the vehicle near Exit 20 at the merge with Interstate 195 East and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver, whose name is not being released, was not charged.

The crash remains under investigation.

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