Update: Victim of Fatal Crash in Richmond Identified

UPDATE: The person killed in the crash on Route 41 at Dublin Road in Richmond is identified as Barbara Detlefsen, 72, of Slippery Rock, PA. The crash remains under investigation by Troopers assigned to State Police Lee, State Police Collision Analysis Reconstruction Section, Crime Scene Services Section, and the Berkshire County State Police Detective Unit.

Troopers Investigating Fatal Crash in Richmond

August 14, 2019

A two-car crash on Route 41 at Dublin Road in Richmond at about 5:30 this afternoon resulted in the death of a 72-year-old female.

Preliminary investigation by troopers assigned to State Police-Lee revealed that a 2012 Toyota Camry and a 2016 Honda Accord were operating on Route 41 when, for reasons still under investigation, they collided resulting in injuries to three people. Two occupants in the Toyota and one occupant in the Honda were all transported to Berkshire Medical Center for treatment. The 73-year-old female succumbed to her injuries shortly after arriving at the hospital.

The cause of this crash remains under investigation with assistance from the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section, Crime Scene Services Section, and troopers assigned to the Berkshire County District Attorney’s Office. State Police were assisted on scene by Richmond Fire and EMS and West Stockbridge Police Department.

No further information is available at this time, an update will be provided as more information becomes available.

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