PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (AP) _ Police say a three-vehicle accident in Portsmouth has left one person dead and two others injured.
Police responded to an accident at Bristol Ferry Road and Mare Terrace at about 4:45 p.m. Wednesday. Two of the drivers were taken to Newport Hospital, where one was pronounced dead. The driver of the third vehicle was taken to Rhode Island Hospital. 

Bristol Ferry Road was closed to traffic for several hours.
No additional details on the accident were given. Police have not released the victim's name. 

The accident is under investigation.