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Police release report on deadly campus crash

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SMITHFIELD, R.I. -

A driver who lost control of his car and crashed into a tree at Bryant University killing one of his passengers on Oct. 24 was reaching for something at the time of the accident, according to a Smithfield police report released Thursday.

According to the report, police said the driver of the car, Matthew Neslusan, "left the roadway on a curve while attempting to remove an item from the car's center console."

The crash happened at about 1 a.m.

Freshman Chris Barbosa died from his injuries while being treated at Rhode Island Hospital. He was sitting in the back seat.

Three others, Andros Soler-Roig, Zahaan Irani and Jorge, Nugueroles, were all injured in the crash.

According to the report, none of the back seat passengers was wearing seatbelts.

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