Kaylie Ladd Killed in Accident at Farmington Falls Rd in New Sharon, ME

May 2, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Kaylie Ladd
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Farmington Falls Rd, Farmington, ME, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Maine Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Chevrolet Suburban, Recycling Truck
Farmington Falls Rd
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), non-life-threatening injuries (3)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Chevrolet Suburban collided with a recycling truck

What Happened

State Police are investigating a crash that killed a teen at Farmington Falls Rd in New Sharon, ME on May 2nd, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 2:19 p.m. According to investigators, a Chevrolet Suburban operated by 39-year-old Melanie Greene was involved in a rear-end collision with a recycling truck. A cause of the collision was not stated. A front seat passenger in the Chevrolet, identified as 18-year-old Kaylie Ladd, suffered fatal injuries. Two other children in the vehicle and Greene had injured considered to be non-life-threatening. Police say the driver of the recycling truck was 41-year-old Bruce Sweetser. It was not stated it Sweetser was injured. Additional details have not yet been made available.

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