Pedestrian struck on Canal Street in Brattleboro, Friday morning

BRATTLEBORO -- The Brattleboro Police Department is investigating a vehicle versus pedestrian accident that happened on Canal Street at just past 7 a.m.

According to police, Ruth Fleming, 59, of Newfane, was driving south on Canal Street near No. 133 when for some reason she drove up onto the curb and struck Joseph H. Beebe, 66, of Brattleboro. who was walking on the sidewalk.

Beebe was transported to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital for treatment of unspecified injuries.

Anyone who witnessed the accident is urged to call Officer Ryan Washburn at the Brattleboro Police Department at 802-257-7950.


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