PROVIDENCE COUNTY, RI. (THECOUNT) — Nicholas Shepherd Harris, of Chepachet, Rhode Island, has been identified as the victim in a fatal overnight motorcycle crash in Providence County.

Harris, 35, was killed in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash near Glocester early Tuesday morning.


According to reports, Harris was operating a motorcycle on Route 44 near Jackson Schoolhouse Road in Chepachet, when for unknown reasons, the bike crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Harris was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Providence County is the most populous county in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. As of the 2010 census, the county’s population was 626,667, or 59.5% of the state’s population – Wikipedia.