WASHINGTON COUNTY, RI. (THECOUNT) — Klaudyna Polewacz, of Middletown, Connecticut, has been identified as the victim in a Wednesday evening single-vehicle crash in Washington County, Rhode Island.

Polewacz, 35, was killed in an Interstate 95 single-vehicle crash near Richmond Wednesday evening.


According to reports, Polewacz was operating a vehicle on I-95 in Richmond, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. The vehicle then entered a culvert and rolled over multiple times.

Polewacz, who was ejected from the vehicle, was transported to an area hospital where she was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember the beloved mother:

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Washington County, known locally as South County, is a county located in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. As of the 2010 census, the population was 126,979. Rhode Island counties have no governmental functions other than as court administrative and sheriff corrections boundaries, which are part of the state government – Wikipedia.