Timothy Shortell, 54, of Newfane, VT
On January 2, 2020 at approximately 2123 hours the Brattleboro Police Department, Brattleboro Fire Department and Rescue Inc were dispatched to a reported car vs. pedestrian crash on Canal St in the area of Fairview St. Investigation revealed that a subject was crossing Canal St in a crosswalk at Fairview St when Timothy Shortell, 54, of Newfane, was traveling north on Canal St and failed to see the subject in the crosswalk striking the subject. The subject that was struck was transported to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital due to the extent of their injuries, Shortell was not injured in the crash. Shortell was subsequently cited for Negligent Operation and issued a citation to appear at the Vermont Superior Court – Windham Criminal Division on February 11, 2020 at 0800 hours.
The northbound lane of Canal St was closed at Fairview St for approximately 1 hour to allow for the investigation.