REHOBOTH, MASS. (WPRI) -- A 29 year-old man was killed Friday night when his pickup truck struck a tree in Rehoboth.
Rehoboth police say they responded to the crash shortly before 11 p. m. and found the truck in two pieces in the middle of the road near 11 Cedar Street. The driver, 29 year-old Robert Smith of North Dighton, had been thrown out of the truck and was also in the road.
The truck was snapped in half and heavily damaged, with the cab coming to rest several yards away from the bed. Officers found that the truck was apparently airborne when it hit a tree about six feet up from the ground.
Smith was pronounced dead at Rhode Island Hospital and the crash remains under investigation.