RIPTA CEO Avedisian submits resignation letter after being charged in fender bender

Updated at 5:25 p.m.

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Public Transit Authority CEO Scott Avedisian on Thursday submitted to Gov. Daniel J. McKee his resignation letter after being charged with leaving the scene of a Warwick accident. In his formal letter requesting termination of his contract, Avedisian wrote of his regret the agency’s accomplishments “were being overshadowed by recent events.” RIPTA

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