9/24/2017 - 9/24/17 Press Release - Fatal Vehicle Crash


September 24, 2017



On September 24, 2017 at about 12:50 AM Naugatuck Police responded to a single motor vehicle collision in the area of 994 May Street Naugatuck, CT.


The Naugatuck Valley Collision Investigation Team, consisting of officers from the Naugatuck, Cheshire, Middlebury, Watertown and Wolcott Police Departments were called to investigate the crash.


Investigators determined that the vehicle was operated by Ms. Brittany Schuld (DOB 11/14/1989) of Naugatuck who was the only occupant of the vehicle. Investigators further determined that the vehicle was traveling westbound in the area of 994 May Street when her vehicle left the right shoulder of the roadway colliding with a utility pole. Ms. Schuld was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision from injuries sustained in the crash.


The Collison investigation is still active and residents that live in the area should expect periodic power disruptions while utility crews work to restore the downed powerlines from the collision. Residents should also plan to use alternate routes around the area of the crash which is located on May Street between Longview Drive and Maple Hill Road.  


The Naugatuck Valley Accident Reconstruction Unit is requesting anyone that may have witnessed the collision to contact the Naugatuck PD at 203-729-5222.