SMITHFIELD, R.I. — A North Attleboro man has died in a crash on a highway in Smithfield, R.I., according to Rhode Island State Police.

A state police spokesman said 56-year-old Anthony Manieri was killed at around 4:20 p.m. Sunday when his Ford Ranger pickup truck spun out on Rt. 295 southbound.

The spokesman said a preliminary investigation revealed the pickup truck spun out across multiple lanes before crashing into a wooded area and hitting a tree.

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Manieri was pronounced dead at the scene.

State police could not confirm if the snowy conditions yesterday caused the crash.

However, the spokesman did say that Rhode Island state police responded to 54 crashes during the storm.

The one that killed Manieri was the only fatal crash at that time.

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