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Portsmouth fatal accident

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By: Gilannie Pangburn           

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Police responded to Bristol Ferry road at Mare Terrace in Portsmouth on Wednesday afternoon for a report of a three car accident.

Two of the operators involved in the accident were transported to Newport hospital where one of the operators was pronounced dead. The third operator was transported to Rhode Island hospital.

Bristol ferry road was closed to traffic for nearly three hours as crews cleared the scene.

The names of the operators and deceased are being withheld pending notification of family. The accident remains under investigation by the Portsmouth Police department.

ABC 6 will bring you the latest as information becomes available.

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