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Grant County Accidents

 One Vehicle Crash


On June 20th at approximately 3:31pm, the Sheriff's Office was notified of a one-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 18 near Hicklin Hollow Road in Patch Grove Township. After investigation, it was found that Donzell Grant III, age 49 of Lansing, IA, was westbound on Highway 18 driving his 2005 Chevy Silverado. Grant stated a deer entered the roadway and he braked and swerved to avoid hitting it. Grant then lost control of the vehicle and began to slide sideways. The vehicle left the roadway on the south side and struck a barbed wire fence. The vehicle then continued down into a field where it struck the bank of a creek and came to a rest partially in the creek bed. Grant was wearing his seatbelt and was not injured in the crash. The truck received moderate damage and was towed. Grant was cited for Operating a Motor Vehicle without Proof of Insurance and issued a written warning for Non-Registration of Auto. B&M Auto and Towing out of Bloomington assisted at the scene.


Cement Truck Rollover


On Friday, June 21, 2024 at 1738 hours, the Grant County Sheriff's Office received information of a one vehicle (Semi) rollover on Hwy 151 north of Airport Road in Paris Township. Michael Ray Parker (54) of Spring TX.was southbound on Hwy 151 north of Airport Road operating a 2024 Oshkosh Cement Mixer. Parker was negotiating a curve while traveling down a hill, when he claimed a vehicle cut him off causing him to aggressively brake, when he lost control. The vehicle drove through a cement barrier on the west side of the road. The vehicle traveled down and along a embankment coming to a rest on it's passenger side. Parker's vehicle received heavy damage. The vehicle was removed by Guy's Truck & Tractor. Parker was transported to Southwest Health by Dickeyville EMS. No citations were issued to Parker. Grant County was assisted at the scene by Dickeyville & Jamestown Fire and EMS.


One Vehicle Rollover Results in OWI Arrest


On June 22, 2024 at 7:43 P.M., the Grant County Sheriff's Office was notified that a 2000 Ford F350 had rolled over on Dug Way Rd in Bloomington Township. The driver of the vehicle, Kevin Doerring, age 62 of Lancaster, informed the sheriff deputy that due to the heavy rain, the truck slid off the road and rolled down a steep embankment. Doerring was arrested for OWI (1st) and the vehicle was removed from the scene my Milo's Towing. Doerring received minor injures and was wearing his seat belt. The vehicle was a total loss.

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