SEEKONK (CBS) – A man trying to run away from a police officer in Seekonk died after he was hit by a minivan on Route 195 in Seekonk Saturday night.

According to State Police, a Seekonk Police officer tried to stop the man’s vehicle but he drove behind a Motel 6 on Fall River Ave. The suspect then fled the vehicle and ran onto Route 195.

The man, who has not been identified, was struck by a minivan in the left lane. He was taken to Rhode Island Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A woman and her two passengers in the minivan were not injured.

The incident remains under investigation.


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