18-Year-Old Central Maine Girl Killed in Tuesday Afternoon Crash
According to a press release from Maine Department of Public Safety Spokeswoman, Shannon Moss, a teen girl was killed in a Tuesday afternoon crash in New Sharon, Maine.
Moss reports that at about 1:20 on Tuesday afternoon, emergency crews rushed to the scene of a crash on Farmington Falls Road. When they arrived, they found that a 2005 Chevy Suburban had apparently crashed into the back of a recycling truck operated by Archie's Recycling.
The truck was pulled over picking up recyclables when the Suburban, driven by Melanie Greene, 39, crashed into the back of the truck. Greene was in the vehicle with her three children which included a toddler, an infant and her 18-year-old Daughter, Kaylie Ladd.
Kaylie Ladd, 18 of Chesterville, was fatally injured in the crash and did not survive, Moss reported on Wednesday morning. Moss went on to say that all other occupants of the vehicle suffered only minor injuries and are expected to make full recoveries.
This crash is still under investigation and we will keep this article updated with any new information that becomes available to us from the Maine State Police, Department of Public Safety.
Responding department at Tuesday's crash included the Maine State Police, The Franklin County Sheriff's Office, New Sharon Fire Department and the Farmington Fire Department.
Our thoughts go out to the Ladd family during this incredibly difficult time.