On 08/31/19 at approximately 3:05pm, Brattleboro Police responded to the intersection of Main Street and High Street for a crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian. Preliminary Investigation revealed Heather Carter (of Brattleboro) was operating a Cadillac SRS and turning right onto High Street from Main Street, when she struck Alton Cushman (of Brattleboro) who was crossing High Street.
High Street was reduced to alternating one-lane traffic for approximately 1 hour while Officers conducted investigation at the scene.
At this time, no enforcement action has been taken against the operator of the vehicle. The crash remains under investigation.
Cushman sustained serious, but non-life threatening injuries as a result of the incident.
Brattleboro Officers were assisted at the scene by members of Rescue Inc., and the Brattleboro Fire Department.