Florida woman identified as victim of fatal accident in Granby
GRANBY — Police identified a 61-year-old Florida woman as the victim of Sunday afternoon’s fatal accident.
Faith Schauer-Swift of Maitland, Fla., was struck and killed while walking north on the shoulder of the southbound lane of School Street at mid-afternoon, according to police. The accident was reported at 3:36 p.m.
Police said Schauer-Swift was struck by a vehicle driven by Tessa V. Desjardins, 20, of 1120 Federal St., Belchertown, who was traveling south on School Street. Police have not said whether charges would be filed against her.
The accident occurred near 24 School St. and the road was closed for about five hours Sunday. The Massachusetts State Police accident reconstruction team continues to investigate.
— BOB DUNN