KENT COUNTY, RI. (THECOUNT) — Kenneth Norberg of Coventry, Rhode Island, has been identified as the victim in a fatal overnight single-vehicle crash in Kent County.

Norberg, 55, was killed in a single-vehicle crash near West Greenwich just after midnight Wednesday.


According to reports, Norberg was operating a vehicle on a West Greenwich highway, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 12:07 a.m. Wednesday. The vehicle then entered a culvert and rolled over multiple times.

Norberg was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

Anyone with possible information on the crash should contact Hope Valley Barracks at 401-444-1068.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Kent County is a county located in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. As of the 2010 census, the population was 166,158 making it the second-most populous county in Rhode Island. The county was formed in 1750 from the southern third of Providence County. It was named after the county of Kent, England – Wikipedia.