BARRINGTON, R.I. — Two 97-year-old twin sisters clearly solidified to death Saturday after they fell outside and were stranded overnight just strides from one of their Rhode Island homes.
Jean Haley, of Barrington, was attempting to call for help and fell subsequent to seeing her sister, Martha Williams, of East Providence, had fallen likewise, Barrington Police said.
The sisters had come back to Haley’s home from supper Friday night with their 89-year-old sister. The more youthful sister, who lives somewhere else in Barrington and wasn’t named by police, left the two sisters sooner or later before the falls, police said.
They said Williams was heading off to her auto to leave Haley’s home when she fell in the carport, close to the back of her vehicle. At the point when Haley endeavored to re-enter her home to call for help, police said she may have stumbled on a carpet in the carport and fallen.
A neighbor found the twin sisters the following morning. They were raced to Rhode Island Hospital in Providence in basic condition, yet kicked the bucket a brief span later.
Temperatures were frosty with a wind chill overnight Friday into Saturday, when a lot of New England saw a few if its coldest temperatures of the winter.
Police Chief John LaCross called the passings a “sad misfortune.” A man who distinguished himself as a grandson addressed the telephone at Haley’s home Sunday and said the family would remark later.