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media release Shaftsbury Barracks motor crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 23B3003363                                                  

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Hess

STATION: Shaftsbury Barracks                 

CONTACT#:(802)442-5421

 

DATE/TIME: 7/16/23 at approximately 0729 hours

STREET: US RT 7

TOWN: Glastenbury

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Glastenbury  Rd. underpass

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: 21

WEATHER:         Heavy rain.

ROAD CONDITIONS: Wet, standing water

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Bradley Hilchey

AGE: 22    

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Bennington, VT

 

PASSENGER: Dorothy Oshea

AGE: 71

SEAT BELT? No

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Bennington, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2005

VEHICLE MAKE: Pontiac

VEHICLE MODEL: Vibe

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1:

INJURIES: Fatal

HOSPITAL: Albany Medical Center

 

VEHICLE #2 none

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:  On 7/16/23 at approximately 0729 hours Vermont State Police responded to a motor vehicle crash located on US RT 7, mm 21 within the Town of Glastenbury VT.  Through statements and road evidence it was determined that V#1 was traveling northbound on US RT 7 when left the northbound lane striking the guardrails. 

 

The rear passenger, Dorothy Oshea was ejected from the vehicle.  Oshea was transported to Albany Medical Center and later pronounced dead.  Hilchey and the third passenger were uninjured.

 

Members from the Shaftsbury Fire Department and Arlington Ambulance Squad assisted at the scene.

 

The crash is still under investigation, anyone with information is asked the call the Vermont State Police at (802)442-5421.