STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
TROOPER: Det. Tpr. Erin Hodges
DATE/TIME: 07-03-16 Approximately 2115 hrs
LOCATION: Devil’s Bowl Speedway, West Haven VT
VICTIM: Ronald W. Casey
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Manchester, VT
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 07-03-16, at approximately 2115 hrs, Ronald W. Casey was on lap 9 of 35 at Devil’s Bowl Speedway in West Haven, VT when he drove straight through turn four and struck a wall head on. Fair Haven Rescue responded and transported Casey to Rutland Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased at 0012 hrs.
Vermont State Police in Rutland responded and were advised Casey might have drove off the track due to a medical event. The cause and manner of death are under investigation and pending the results of an autopsy.
Lieutenant Michael Manley
Station Commander - New Haven Barracks
Vermont State Police
P.O. Box 83
New Haven, VT 05472