State Police Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Richmond
Preliminary investigation by Trooper James R. Somerville indicates that 44 year old Todd Stanton from Pittsfield was driving a 1980 Harley Davidson north on Swamp Road. The motorcycle left the roadway and collided with trees. Stanton suffered severe injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
This crash remains under investigation with the assistance of the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section and the State Police Crime Scene Services Section. Lenox and West Stockbridge Police and Richmond Fire and Ambulance assisted Troopers at the scene.
The on scene investigation took just over two hours with only intermittent stops in traffic. No further information is available at this time. Please do not call the barracks directly.