Accident Proves Fatal is Ashford After Head On Collision

This article was published on: 03/29/17 7:54 PM by Mike Minarsky

There was a 2 vehicle accident in Ashford this morning at approximately 9:30 that claimed the life of a young woman from Pomfret Center.  Ashley Ryba was travelling west on Rt 44 when she hit a metal beam guard rail on the right shoulder.  Ryba then crossed over into the eastbound lane where she struck a 1995 International Paystar truck head on.  Ryba was pronounced dead on scene.  The incident remains under investigation and any witnesses are urged to call Trooper Loftis at 860-896-3200 or you can email him at

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