Police: Speeding car rear-ends cab, killing taxi passenger

AP News
Posted: Mar 18, 2017 2:56 PM

ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — Police say a speeding driver has been charged with rear-ending a taxi in Massachusetts, killing a Rhode Island woman inside the cab.

Police say a car driven by 41-year-old Michael Spinale, of Boston, crashed into the back of the taxi early Saturday on Interstate 95 in Attleboro. The victim was a 39-year-old Warwick woman. Police haven't yet named her.

The taxi driver was treated at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence for minor injuries.

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Spinale faces motor vehicle homicide, operating under the influence, speeding and other charges. He's being held on $10,000 bail and will be arraigned Monday in Attleboro District Court.

It wasn't immediately clear if Spinale had a lawyer.