NEWPORT -- A late-night car crash on the Newport Bridge shut down traffic for three hours as rescue crews responded the to incident that left two people dead and two others hospitalized.
The accident happened Friday shortly after 11 p.m.
ABC6 reported that police said that one victim was pronounced dead at the scene, and three others were med-flighted to area hospitals.
On Saturday, police said that Kathleen Meunier, 48, of Warwick, was pronounced dead on the scene. She was driving in the westbound lane on the bridge with Kenneth Prior, 65, of Jamestown, who died hours later.
Two juveniles, who are believed to be teenage brothers from Middletown, were still in the hospital.
Friends and family have taken to Facebook and other social media to share their well wishes to James and Chris MacKenzie, who were heading back to Aquidneck Island when witnesses reported seeing their car veer into oncoming traffic.
Both brothers are students at Bishop Hendricken. They remain at Providence's Hasbro Children's Hospital.
An investigation into the crash is still ongoing.
The bridge was reopened to traffic at around 2 a.m. Saturday morning.