BRATTLEBORO -- A man was transported to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Monday morning after being struck by a vehicle as he was crossing Western Avenue, near the Vermont Country Deli.

Police closed a portion of the road as they investigated the scene. Traffic was backed up down the I-91 Southbound Exit 2 ramp as well as Western Ave., and Williams Street had been set up as a detour.

At about 9:30 a.m., investigators were en route to speak to the victim at the hospital.

We will provide more information as it becomes available.