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Motor Vehicle Versus Pedestrian

James Alan Tierman, 53, of New York

Officer Penniman

On 10/4/17 at approximately 0600 hours Brattleboro Police, Brattleboro Fire, and Rescue Inc responded to a motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian on Putney Road. Vermont State Police also responded to assist.

Tiernan was operating his 2007 Dodge Pickup truck. Tiernan was pulling out of an establishment to head north on Putney Road when he struck a 57 year old pedestrian who was walking in an unknown direction on the eastern side of the road.

The female was transported to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital with serious injuries, and was transferred to Dartmouth Hitchcock Hospital. The extent of her injuries is currently unknown.

Putney road was not shut down, however traffic was diverted for several hours.

Investigation is currently still ongoing.

Tiernan was cited for Negligent Operation and will appear at Windham County Superior Court on 11/14/17.