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Police in Pawtucket have announced that a deadly crash that occurred this past weekend in the Rhode Island city is now being ruled a homicide.

Details were scarce on Monday as Maj. Tina Goncalves updated the status of Saturday's accident. It's unclear what caused the crash or why it is now being investigated as a homicide.

Police say a BMW driven by an unidentified 23-year-old man slammed into a tree along Underwood Street around 2 a.m.

The driver suffered life-threatening injuries and was rushed to Rhode Island Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. No other people or vehicles were involved in the accident.

An investigation is ongoing.

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