04/19/2020 - PAWTUCKET, RHODE ISLAND (PROVIDENCE COUNTY) - Around 1200 hours on the afternoon of Sunday, April 19, 2020 the Pawtucket Fire Department responded to Interstate-95 North Bound in the area of Exit-27 for a report of a pedestrian struck on the highway. Pawtucket Police, and the Rhode Island State Police also responded to the scene. Companies arrived to find a person down in the roadway, who had been struck by a vehicle. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Interstate-95 in the North Bound direction was closed for an extended period of time while the incident was investigated. Traffic was re-routed off of Exit-26 and through the back roads of Pawtucket. It was unclear as to why the person was on the highway, the accident is currently under investigation.