On September 24, 2017 at approximately 11:26 a.m. Brattleboro Police with assistance from Brattleboro Fire Department and Rescue Inc. responded to Guilford Street at Draper Lane for a motor vehicle crash. When police arrived they found Joann Howe, 49 of Greenfield MA, was driving her Indian Scout motorcycle and crashed into a dog that had run into the road. Howe was transported to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital for non-life threatening injuries received in the crash. The dog is deceased as a result of the crash.
Guilford Street was closed to traffic for approximately 30 minutes.