Monday, March 31, 2014

Single Vehicle Crash on Route 131 Resulting in Fatality

Weathersfield Police Department is investigating a single vehicle crash in the area of 1547 VT RT 131, that resulted in a fatality yesterday March 30, 2014 at 7:19 pm.

The operator of the vehicle was Seth Smith, 20; the passenger of the vehicle was Scotlynn Silfies, 19.

Ms. Silfies was transported to Valley Regional Hospital where she was pronounced deceased. Mr. Smith was transported to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, and was treated for his injuries.

The vehicle was reportedly traveling westbound on VT RT 131 when it left the roadway, and overturned. This is currently an ongoing investigation, further details will be released upon conclusion of the investigation.

If anyone has any information regarding this crash, please contact Patrolman Jen Hutchins at 802-674-1082.

The family of Scotlynn Silfies would like to express their deepest thanks to: the good Samaritans that stopped to help, Golden Cross Ambulance Service, Ascutney Fire Department, West Weathersfield Fire Department, Vermont State Police, Hartford Dispatch, VSP Rockingham Dispatch, and the staff at the ER at Valley Regional Hospital for all of their efforts.

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