The Newport Fire Department responded to Clinton Avenue on Wednesday for an unresponsive male.

The 30 year old Newport resident was transported to Newport Hospital and then was transported to Rhode Island Hospital.

This incident is under investigation by the Newport Police Criminal Investigation Division to determine how he sustained his injuries.

If anyone has any information, contact Detective Danny Turmel at 401-847-1306.

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this story stated that the incident had happened on Clinton Street. That information was incorrectly provided by the Newport Police Department in the following release, the incident happened on Clinton Avenue in Newport.

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No other information has been provided at this time, this story will be updated when more information is available.

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