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July 4, 2016

Devil's Bowl Speedway Death/16C10353/West Haven VT

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#:  16C103533

TROOPER:  Det. Tpr. Erin Hodges                                                              

STATION:  Rutland                     

CONTACT#:  773-9101

 

DATE/TIME:  07-03-16   Approximately 2115 hrs

LOCATION: Devil’s Bowl Speedway, West Haven VT

 

 

VICTIM:  Ronald W. Casey

AGE:  61

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.

 

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Lieutenant Michael Manley

Station Commander - New Haven Barracks

Vermont State Police

P.O. Box 83

New Haven, VT 05472

P:  802-388-4919

F:  802-453-7918