Det Sgt Eaton
The sole occupant of the vehicle was identified as Courtney L. Girouard, 38, of Brattleboro. Girouard’s vehicle left the roadway and struck a telephone pole. The vehicle continued through some brush where it rolled, ejecting Girouard.
Brattleboro Fire remained on scene to assist during the scene investigation.
Green Mountain Power responded and cut the power to the immediate area and then repaired the damaged pole.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Original press release below:
On 9/22/20 at approximately 1930 hrs Brattleboro Police responded to the area of 729 Upper Dummerston Rd. for a report of a vehicle that had left the roadway and struck a telephone pole.
The operator, whose name is being withheld until next of kin can be located, was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Upper Dummerston Rd. was closed in the area for several hours to allow an investigation, and due to downed wires.
This investigation is ongoing, and anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to call the Brattleboro Police Department.