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Montville Resident is Victim of Fatal Crash on I395

Shane Sweeney, 20, was killed in the 10 a.m. single vehicle crash just north of Montville

 

Connecticut State Police at Troop E have confirmed the victim in today's fatal crash is Montville resident Shane Sweeney, 20, of 100 Cherry Lane, Oakdale.

Shortly after 10 a.m. today, the state transportation department reported an accident on I395 north between exits 80W and 81E. Reports indicted the vehicle Sweeney was driving went off the highway and rolled over into the trees. 

Sweeney, a 2010 graduate of Montville High School, was pronounced dead on the scene. 

Check back with Patch for updates.

Sharon Morth January 27, 2013 at 01:54 AM
Our prayers go out to the Sweeney family. Such a sad tragedy! We are thinking of you and praying for strength and peace for your whole family! The Morth Family
Ellyn Santiago (Editor) January 27, 2013 at 02:18 AM
Sorrow makes us all children again - destroys all differences of intellect. The wisest know nothing. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Prayers for the Sweeney family ...
Ellyn Santiago (Editor) January 27, 2013 at 02:34 AM
Your can share your condolences with the Sweeney family here... https://www.facebook.com/MontvilleCTPatch/posts/524008667621846?comment_id=82993043&notif_t=feed_comment
Karen Wescott January 29, 2013 at 04:49 AM
Thank you for your post, Ellyn. I'm Shane's aunt and Godmother. It is very comforting to the family to receive so many messages of condolences. This wonderful show of support and prayer is helping to keep us all going.
Daniel P. McSparran January 29, 2013 at 04:36 PM
Does anyone have the arrangement information?
Ellyn Santiago (Editor) January 29, 2013 at 04:56 PM
Karen, I did not know Shane. But I am heartbroken for you all nonetheless. The mother in me cannot imagine the pain, but know this: we are all praying for the entire family and will hold you all in our hearts!
Ellyn Santiago (Editor) January 29, 2013 at 04:56 PM
Daniel, I keep checking and the minute I know, I'll share it with everyone.
Daniel P. McSparran January 29, 2013 at 05:06 PM
Thank you!
Ellyn Santiago (Editor) January 29, 2013 at 05:13 PM
I have now added the information on services for Shane. Heartbreaking.
Chris Lavallee January 30, 2013 at 11:32 AM
My condolences to the Sweeney family. Shane will be greatly missed. I will do my best to remember his laugh and smile.

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