Grant Accidents

One vehicle Rollover Crash

On March 15, 2021 at approximately 11:59am, Justice Pauls, 18 of Boscobel, was southbound on HWY 133 in her 2002 Ford F150. After coming around a curve Justice lost control of her vehicle on the icy road. The vehicle crossed the road, struck an embankment, and overturned. Justice had possible minor injuries. Passenger, Chloe Craig, 19 of Muscoda, was not injured. The vehicle sustained moderate damage. Justice was cited for a driver permit violation. Assisting at the scene was VP Towing, Terry's Towing, Boscobel EMS, and Boscobel Fire.

ONE VEHICLE PROPERTY CRASH

On March 15, 2021, at approximately 12:15 p.m., Brian Waldner, age 37 of Richland Center, was driving his 2011 Honda Pilot, east on Cth Q, near Crow Valley Rd, Castle Rock TWSP, when he lost control of his vehicle on the snow covered road. Mr. Waldner's vehicle left the roadway and entered the south ditch. Mr. Waldner drove through a fence and into a pasture belonging to Jerome Kohout. The Waldner vehicle came to

rest in the Castle Rock stream and Mr. Waldner was not injured. The vehicle was removed from the stream with the assistance of a farm tractor. The vehicle received moderate damage in the crash and was removed from the scene by Collision Specialists.

No charges filed.

The Wisconsin DNR was notified of the crash and no fluids leaked into the stream.


Poor roads cause one vehicle rollover.

On March 15, 2021 at about 12:27 PM the Grant County Sheriff's Office received a call regarding a one vehicle rollover crash on Cty H near Slaats Rd, just west of Cuba City, WI. The investigating deputy learned that Meegan Ritchie, 48, of Darlington, WI was operating a 2010 Ford Ranger traveling east on Cty H, just east of Slaats Rd. The road conditions were very poor, with snow and slush covering the roads and blowing snow. Ritchie lost control of her truck in the snow/slush, causing the truck to cross the center line of the road. The truck then overturned as it entered the north shoulder of the road. The truck came to rest on the driver's side, with the top of the truck toward the road. Ritchie was wearing her seatbelt and was uninjured in the crash. She was able to get out of the truck.

The pickup truck sustained disabling damage from the crash and was removed from the scene with the assistance of both Donnie's Tire and Auto of Dickeyville and Al's Towing of Darlington.

The Sheriff's Office was also assisted at the scene by the Cuba City Police Dept., Cuba City Fire Department, and Cuba City EMS.


Jack-Knifed semi Hwy 151

Subjects Involved: Driver: Patrick Williams (50) Cedar Falls IA.

Vehicles Involved: 2010 International Semi

Owner: D&G Metal Works Inc. Waterloo IA.

On Monday, March 15, 2021 at 1:26 pm the Grant County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to a jack-knifed semi in the median on Hwy 151 north of Hwy 80/81 in Platteville Township. After talking with the operator involved he stated there was a vehicle traveling in front of him that began sliding, once he applied his brakes he began sliding. The operator wasn't able to gain control when the vehicle jack-knifed and slid into the median where the vehicle came to a rest. The semi was pulling a loaded goose neck trailer. There were no injuries reported. The road conditions were very poor and snowing at the time of the crash. The Grant County Sheriff's Office was assisted by Platteville Fire. The semi was removed by Guy's Truck & Tractor from Kieler. No citations were issued.

One Vehicle Crash

On March 16, 2021 at approximately 3:11 AM Timothy Fields, age 54 of Dickeyville, was traveling south on Highway 151, near the Village of Kieler, Jamestown Township in his 2000 Ford Ranger pick-up truck. Road conditions were slippery due to freezing rain throughout the night. Fields hit a slick spot in the roadway causing the Ranger to spin out of control. The Ranger struck a guard rail and went into the median. Fields was not injured but the Ranger received disabling damage. The Grant County Sheriff's Office was assisted on scene by Donnies Tire and Tow of Dickeyville.

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