PROVIDENCE COUNTY, RI. (THECOUNT) — Michael Morrissey, of Sharon, Massachusetts, has been identified as the victim in a Saturday afternoon fatal motorcycle crash in Providence County, Rhode Island.

“Mike” Morrissey, 60, was killed in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash in Providence Saturday afternoon.


According to reports, Morrissey was operating a motorcycle on Interstate 95 near Route 195 in Providence, when for unknown reasons, the bike crossed centerlines before making contact with a center median jersey barrier around 2:30 p.m. Saturday.

Morrissey, who was ejected from the bike during the collision, was pronounced dead of blunt force injuries suffered in the wreck.

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.