Vermont State Police On Friday 9/10/2021 at approximately 0136 hours Troopers from the St Albans State Police Barracks responded to a single motor vehicle crash on Rt 105 in Sheldon. When first responders arrived on scene, they found 2 occupants of the vehicle deceased and another occupant in critical condition. Members of the Vermont State Police Crash Reconstruction Team responded to the scene and assisted with the investigation.
Initial investigation found that the only vehicle involved in the crash was traveling East bound on Rt 105 in Sheldon. The vehicle crossed the center of the roadway and went over an embankment on the west bound lane side of Rt 105. The vehicle struck several trees. Bethanie Therrien age 22 and Colby Reynolds age 18 passed away on scene due to injuries sustained from the crash.
One of the passengers was transported to UVM Medical Center in critical condition.
Currently the investigation is still active.
Sheldon Fire Department, AmCare Rescue and Swanton Police Department assisted with the incident.
Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact the St Albans State Police Barracks.
Correction: Colby Reynolds is 18 years old. His age was incorrect in a previous version of the VSP news release.
VERMONT STATE POLICE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Andrew Underwood
STATION: VSP St Albans
CONTACT#: 802 524-5993
DATE/TIME: 09/10/2021 Approximately 0136 hours
STREET: Rt 105
LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Between Woods Hill Rd and Mill St
INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: N/A
ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry
OPERATOR: Bethanie Therrien
SEAT BELT? N
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: East Berkshire, VT
VEHICLE YEAR: 2002
VEHICLE MAKE: Subaru
VEHICLE MODEL: Forester
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Totaled
INJURIES: Fatal X2, 1 in critical
HOSPITAL: UVM Medical Center