|State Police Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Florida
The motorcyclist has been identified as Lucienne Montgomery, 26, of Nashua, N.H. She was originally identified as being from Clinton, Mass. The article has been updated to correct that.
FLORIDA, Mass. — A 26-year-old woman from Nashua, N.H., was killed Saturday afternoon when she was thrown from her motorcycle on Route 2.
State police from the Cheshire barracks responded to the scene at about 3:45 p.m.
Preliminary investigation indicates the woman was operating a 2009 Harley Davidson XL 883 motorcycle eastbound when, for reasons still under investigation, she lost control after navigating a sharp curve near the 22-mile
|08:29PM / Saturday, May 02, 2020
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|Three Injured in Florida Plane Crash
FLORIDA, Mass. — Three people were injured when a small plane crashed in a wooded area off Church Street on Friday evening.
According to state police, the plane was located at about 6:50 p.m. by state police patrols, the Florida Fire Department and Northern Berkshire EMS. Two adults and a teenager were taken to Berkshire Medical Center with minor injuries; a dog in the plane was unharmed.
Authorities say the pilot was trying to make an emergency landing at Harriman & West Airport in North Adams when airport personnel lost contact with shortly before the crash.
The crash is being investigated by the Federal Aviation
|10:05AM / Saturday, December 21, 2019
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|Vermont Driver Slams Into Parked Conversion Van
07:42PM / Tuesday, October 31, 2017
FLORIDA, Mass. — An errant driver set off a chain reaction when a late model Grand Cherokee knocked a camper van into garage. The report initially came in as a car into a building at 60 Mohawk Trail.
The accident occurred shortly before 6 p.m. on Tuesday when the westbound Jeep crossed into the eastbound lane and across a lawn to slam into the passenger side of the converted Chevrolet camper van. The collision knocked the back end of the parked van into the outside corner of the garage. It just missed another vehicle parked in the driveway.
The driver of the Jeep did not appear to have significantly slowed or applied the brakes
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|Thieves Steal Scenic Viewers From Eastern Summit
|03:57PM / Wednesday, March 15, 2017
FLORIDA, Mass. — State Police are investigating the theft of two scenic viewers that were stolen from the Eastern Summit on Route 2.
Preliminary investigation by Trooper Talitha McCarthy-Johnson indicates that two commercial binocular units, which were located next to the Eastern Summit Gift Shop, were cut from their platform and taken sometime between Feb. 27 and March 7.
The two binoculars, manufactured by Tower Optical, are constructed of bronze and cast iron and weigh approximately 305 pounds each. These binoculars are considered collectibles, given the relatively low number manufactured.
If you have any information relative to the
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|Three-Car Accident Closes Mohawk Trail
11:57AM / Thursday, September 03, 2015
FLORIDA, Mass. — A three-vehicle accident involving a state police cruiser closed Route 2 for nearly two hours on Thursday morning. No one was seriously injured.
The accident occurred at about 7:18 a.m. on the Mohawk Trail near the Savoy line, according to David Procopio, state police director of media communications, when an eastbound dump truck crossed the center line and hit a westbound 2006 Chevrolet Silverado pickup towing a Bobcat on a trailer.
"A trooper from the Shelburne Falls barracks was behind the trailer with the Bobcat," said Procopio. It was not clear at this time whether the cruiser collided with the trailer or was struck by one of the
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