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North Providence ninth-grader killed while riding bicycle

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A North Providence High School student riding his bicycle died after he was struck by a car late Wednesday night. School principal Joseph Goho announced the death of ninth-grader Justin Santiago over the public address system on Thursday morning. Santiago was 16. North Providence police Captain Daniel Cennamo said a car traveling on Waterman Avenue collided with a cyclist at the intersection with Woodcliff Avenue. He said the cyclist was pronounced dead at Rhode Island Hospital.

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