WINDHAM COUNTY, VT. (THECOUNT) — Samuel Barrows, of Marlboro, Vermont, has been identified as the victim in a Thursday night fatal motorcycle crash in Windham County.

Sam Barrows, 23, was killed in a two-vehicle motorcycle crash involving a truck in Vernon Thursday night.


According to reports, Barrows was operating a motorcycle on Fort Bridgman Road in Vernon, when the bike came into head-on contact with a pickup truck Thursday night.

Barrows was pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries at the scene.

The driver and passenger of the truck suffered unknown minor injuries.

A GoFundMe was setup to help with expenses:

Via GoFundMe:

“As some may know my brother Sam Barrows passed away on May 11, 2023 due to a serious motorcycle accident. We lost a beautiful soul, son, brother, grandson and nephew and uncle. my family and i want to give him the best and biggest funeral he could have because he deserves it. Just want to help my mom raise money for his funeral, if you can’t donate please share, anything helps and much appreciated.”

Possible witnesses of the crash should contact the Westminster Barracks at 802-722-4600.

The cause of the wreck remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Windham County is a county located in the U.S. state of Vermont. As of the 2020 census, the population was 45,905. The shire town is Newfane, and the largest municipality is the town of Brattleboro – Wikipedia.