Sunday, March 24, 2013
Initial police reports indicate that the accident that caused the tragic death of Easton's Ali Hamilton occurred when her Dodge Stratus crossed the center line on Turnpike Street.
Easton Police and State Police have teamed up to determine the cause of the accident that resulted in the tragic death of a 22-year-old Easton woman. Police Chief Allen Krajcik said Sunday that initial reports indicate that Ali Hamilton's Dodge Stratus, which was heading northbound on Turnpike Street, crossed the center line and entered the southbound lane of an oncoming diesel fuel truck. "The truck driver steered to the right to try and avoid a collision," Krajcik said. "Hamilton’s vehicle struck the left side of the truck behind the cab." Hamilton, the daughter of Easton Police Officer Steve Hamilton, was brought to Good Samaritan Medical Center and then to Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston before passing away Friday. The accident …
Monday, July 16, 2012
Two are dead after a fatal accident on the Easton line early Sunday.
State Police said Monday that the fatal accident on route 24 early Sunday likely resulted after the driver of a 2010 Toyota Corolla was reported heading south in the northbound lane in West Bridgewater near the Easton town line. The suspected wrong-way driver and another motorist were killed as a result of the four-car crash, which took place at approximately 4 a.m. "We believe the driver was a 19-year-old Mansfield woman, but formal identification should be made by tomorrow," State Police said in a statement. "The Corolla rolled over after striking the pickup truck head on, and then may have been struck by another vehicle. The operator suffered severe injuries and was pronounced dead on-scene." The other motorist killed in the crash was a…
Friday, April 13, 2012
The mother of Easton resident Noah Goodale, who died in a Brockton accident, said she knew before-hand that it was her son.
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Friday, April 13, 2012
Sue Goodale told the Boston Herald she had a a “gut feeling” while dispatching at the Brockton Fire Department monday night that the person involved in a fatal accident may have been her son, Noah Goodale. “Because I knew it was him,” she told the Herald yesterday at her Easton home, bursting into tears. “I don’t know how I knew, but I knew. And he didn’t answer me — that’s when I really knew.” To view the full story, click here. To view Goodale's obituary, click here.
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Eric Gryzboski, of Norton died after a Foundry Street accident Tuesday night.
A Foundry Street accident resulted in the death of a Norton man Tuesday night, according to Easton Police. Easton Police Chief Allen Krajcik said in a statement that Eric Gryzboski, 36, of 9 Eisenhower Drive, Norton, went off the road while heading westbound at approximately 10:45 p.m. and crashed his 2002 GMC pickup truck into a large tree near the Norton town line. He was extricated from the vehicle by the Easton Fire Department and transported to Caritas Good Samaritan Hospital, where he later died from his injuries, Krajcik said. Massachusetts State Police were the first to arrive on the scene, and subsequently requested backup from Easton EMT's. "The crash is being investigated by Easton Officer Patrick Taylor and the State Police …
Sunday, June 19, 2011
Leah Jeffery, a 23-year-old Easton native was killed in a car crash early Friday morning.
Family and friends of Easton native Leah Jeffery are remembering her as a fun-loving, loyal person who never failed to make people laugh. "She had a great personality and she could always find a way to make you laugh and have fun," said Stephanie Sullivan, who was a friend of Jeffery's. Jeffery, a 23-year-old, 2005 graduate of Oliver Ames High School was killed in a motor vehicle accident early Friday morning when her car veered off the road and into the woods on Main Street in Easton, yards from the Brockton line. The road was closed for most of the day Friday. Easton Police Sergeant James McAvoy said the matter is under investigation. Her loss will be devastating for many. "She really loved her family and friends so much," said Sullivan…
Friday, June 17, 2011
Easton Police are investigating a fatal accident near the Brockton town line Friday morning.
The Easton Police Department is investigating a fatal one-car motor vehicle accident on Main Street early Friday morning, Sergeant James McAvoy said. Family members identified the victim as Leah Jeffery, 23, 0f Easton. McAvoy said the matter is still under investigation and Detective Patrick Healey is investigating. Fire Captain James Walsh said an Easton Department of Public Works employee was patching potholes on Main Street past Hilliards near the Brockton town line at approximately 8 a.m. when he spotted a vehicle close to 25 feet in the woods. The DPW informed recue workers, who closed off the section of Main Street through the morning and afternoon. Walsh said the vehicle had been destroyed. "It's the worst entrapment I've seen in 25…