PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A New Bedford woman has been killed in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash on Route 95 North in Providence on Saturday night.

Rhode Island state police say 22-year-old Yessica Coreas-Hernandez has died in the crash, which took place at around 11:45 p.m. Saturday.

An investigation found that Coreas-Hernandez was traveling in the left lane northbound when she lost control of the motorcycle about 300 feet south of Exit 19 to Route 195, according to state police.

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State troopers and Providence fire crews were among the first to respond to the scene of the crash.

Officials say Coreas-Hernandez struck the jersey barrier in the center median and was thrown from the motorcycle, suffering serious injuries.

Fire crews took Coreas-Hernandez to Rhode Island Hospital, where she was later pronounced dead.

State police said no other vehicles were involved in the crash.

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