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Alleged ax attack sends 2 to hospital

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Lunenburg, Vermont - August 13, 2010

Police are investigating an alleged ax attack in Lunenburg that sent two people to the hospital.

Vermont State Police say Katrina Burt, 31, tried to retrieve some belongings from her estranged husband's house Thursday night. While she was there, her boyfriend and husband started fighting.

Police say Burton Burt, 47, grabbed an ax and hit his wife in the back with the flat end. They say her boyfriend, Arthur Bolton, 41, then knocked out Burton Burt. Katrina Burt is hospitalized with a collapsed lung. Burton Burt has a severe head injury. He's charged with aggravated domestic assault. Police have not filed any criminal charges against Arthur Bolton. The case is still under investigation.

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