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Conn. man killed during charity dirt bike ride in RI

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WEST GREENWICH, R.I. -

A Connecticut man was killed Sunday following a dirt bike accident in West Greenwich.

A representative for the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management said the accident happened at about 10:30 a.m. in the woods of the Big River Management area.

According to DEM, the 54-year-old Waterford man was participating in a charity ride with a dirt bike club.

Witnesses said another rider stopped and performed CPR on the victim, but the rider wasn't able to revive him.

The man's name has not yet been released.

The accident remains under investigation.

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