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Officer Cable

On 2/18/2017 at approximately 2:16 AM members of the Brattleboro Police Department, Brattleboro Fire Department and Rescue Inc responded to a report of a head on collision on Putney Road in the area of Wantastiquet Drive. Responding officers found two vehicles with heavy front end damage and one subject trapped inside a vehicle. The collision occurred when a 2012 Ford Focus operated by Anthony Gonzalez (36 of Brattleboro) and a 2005 Subaru Forester operator by Patricia Butler (78 of Brattleboro) struck head on.

Butler had to be extricated from her vehicle by the fire department. Gonzalez, Butler and Butler's passenger were all transported to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

Putney Road in that area was closed to all traffic between 2:19 AM and 3:37 AM. Putney Road was closed again between 6:15 AM and 6:26 AM for follow up investigation.

This incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Brattleboro Police Department at 802-257-7950.