Home About Archives RSS Feed

Crash in Cheshire Kills Adams Man

image description

CHESHIRE, Mass. — An Adams man was killed in a motor vehicle accident on Sunday morning on Lanesborough Road.

William M. Morrissette, 26, was traveling east when his vehicle crossed the westbound lane, exited the roadway and struck a tree, according to state police.

Troopers from the Cheshire Barracks in Cheshire responded to reports of a crash, in front of house No. 80, at about 7:51 a.m.

Upon arrival, Trooper Kyle Jolin discovered that a 2014 Nissan Altima, for reasons still under investigation, had crashed.

An off-duty North Adams firefighter arrived on scene first, extricated Morrissette and began CPR on him. Morrissette was subsequently transported by Adams Ambulance Service to Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield, where he was pronounced dead by medical personnel.

The remaining facts and circumstances of the crash are currently under investigation by troopers from the Cheshire Barracks.

Troop B Headquarters, State Police Crime Scene Services Section (CSSS), State Police Collision Analysis Reconstruction Section (CARS), troopers assigned to the State Police Detective Unit of Berkshire County, Cheshire Fire Department, and Adams EMS, all assisted on scene.

No further information is currently available.
7 Comments
     

Support Local News

We show up at hurricanes, budget meetings, high school games, accidents, fires and community events. We show up at celebrations and tragedies and everything in between. We show up so our readers can learn about pivotal events that affect their communities and their lives.

How important is local news to you? You can support independent, unbiased journalism and help iBerkshires grow for as a little as the cost of a cup of coffee a week.

News Headlines
BHS Diabetes Education Program Launches Weight Loss & Lifestyle Change Program
Registration Deadline, Absentee Ballots for Municipal Elections
Biz Briefs: North Adams Verizon Wireless Zone Gives $1,000 to Food Pantry
YMCA Registering for Pittsfield CYC Basketball League
Gladu Receives Zoltek Passion for Coaching Award
North Adams Happenings: Oct. 16-22
Harvest Festivals and Craft Fairs 2019
Be Creative When Withdrawing from Retirement Accounts
Trick-or-Treat, Halloween Events 2019
North Adams Library Looks Into Cariddi Beacon

Police Logs

Pittsfield Police

North Adams

Crimewatch Links

North Adams CrimeWatch

Stamford/Clarksburg CrimeWatch

Pittsfield CrimeWatch

Emergency: 911
Adams 413-743-1212
Clarksburg 413-663-7795
Cheshire 413-743-1501
Dalton 413-684-0300
Great Barrington 413-528-0306
Lanesborough 413-443-4107
Lee 413-243-2100
Lenox 413-637-2346
North Adams 413-664-4944
Pittsfield 413-448-9700
Richmond 413-698-3315
Stockbridge 413-298-4179
Williamstown 413-458-5733
West Stockbridge 413-232-7938
State Police  
Cheshire Barracks
413-743-
4700
Lee Barracks 413-243-0600
Shaftsbury, Vt., Barracks 802-442-3263

 



Categories:
Adams (81)
Alford (0)
Becket (7)
Cheshire (22)
Clarksburg (41)
Dalton (5)
Egremont (2)
Florida (7)
Great Barrington (28)
Hancock (5)
Hinsdale (5)
Lanesborough (30)
Lee (14)
Lenox (11)
Monterey (0)
Mount Washington (0)
New Ashford (5)
New Marlborough (2)
North Adams (234)
Otis (2)
Peru (3)
Pittsfield (298)
Pownal (15)
Readsboro (16)
Richmond (9)
Sandisfield (5)
Savoy (5)
Sheffield (5)
Stamford (31)
State (1)
Stockbridge (5)
Tyringham (1)
Washington (1)
West Stockbridge (1)
Williamstown (77)
Windsor (3)
Archives:
October 2019 (4)
September 2019 (6)
August 2019 (13)
July 2019 (18)
June 2019 (9)
May 2019 (9)
April 2019 (9)
March 2019 (17)
February 2019 (13)
January 2019 (2)
Tags:
Motor Vehicle Fatal Heroin Shooting Pedestrians Assault Break-ins Buglaries Drug Charges Rape Drugs Murder Motor Vehicle Accident Robbery Structure Fire Fire Mvi Search & Rescue Armed Robbery Search Injuries Stabbing Vehicle Firearms Motorcycles Hit & Run Larceny Crime Watch Police Investigation Veremko Missing Persons Assaults Fraud Homicide Accident
Popular Entries:
Great Barrington Crashes Leave Two Dead
North Adams Woman Killed in Route 2 Crash
Man Killed by Bull in Clarksburg
Clarksburg Selectman Responds
Clarksburg Talks Burglary
North Adams Man Crashes SUV Into Home
North Adams Man Arraigned On Charges Of Animal Cruelty; Pleads Not Guilty
Kincaid Pleads Guilty to Aggravated Rape
Fatal Accident Closes Route 8 in Adams
Drug Ring King Sentenced to Cedar Junction
Recent Entries:
Propane Tank Explosion in Cheshire Destroys Property
The Independent Investor: Brokerage Business Not What It Used to Be
Pittsfield Man Struck, Killed by Tractor-Trailer
Adams Police Arrest Suspect in Val's, Racing Mart Break-ins
Adams Man Charged With Murder In Columbus Avenue Shooting
Police Investigating Assault at Simon's Rock; College Cancels Classes
Williamstown Man Injured in Motorcycle Accident in Vermont
Firefighters Knock Down Fire at Lanesborough Truck Repair Shop
Former Williams Student Convicted of Rape
Pittsfield Police Arrest Man on DUI, Firearms Charges