Grant Releases

2 Vehicle Crash No Injuries

On 12-29-20 at approximately 1:28pm, Charles Slovinski, 60 of Livingston, was backing a garbage truck, owned by Town and CountrySanitation, into a residence along CTH T in Hickory Grove Township. Jay Kreul, 34 of Fennimore, was stopped in traffic behind the garbagetruck in his 2016 F-150. Charles did not see the vehicle behind him. Jay attempted to get out of the way but there was another vehicle stoppedbehind him. Charles backed the garbage truck into Jay's truck causing heavy front end damage. There was no damage to the garbage truck.Assisting at the scene was Terry's Tire and Tow.The crash remains under investigation.


MARION TOWNSHIP PLOW TRUCK ROLLOVER

5On December 30, 2020, at approximately 5:30 A.M., Steve Peer, 65 of Woodman, was operating the Marion Township 2006 Internationalsnow plow truck, when Mr. Peer turned the plow truck around at the intersection of Town Hall Rd and Cemetery Rd. The rear passenger sidedual tires of the plow truck slid into the ditch. The box of the plow truck was loaded with sand and as the weight shifted, the plow truck slid intothe ditch and rolled onto it's top. Peer climbed out of the plow truck through a window and notified the Sheriffs Office of the incident. No charges will be filed and Mr. Peer wasn't injured. The plow truck was removed from the scene by Doan's Towing.


One vehicle crash

On December 31, 2020 at approximately 2:40 PM Gabriel Baker, age 17 of Platteville, WI, was traveling west on Stumptown Road, PlattevilleTownship in his 2012 Chevrolet Sonic. Road conditions were slippery due to recent snowfall. Baker lost control of the Chevrolet causing it toleave the north side of the roadway. The Chevrolet crashed into a fence. The Chevrolet was not damaged and Baker was wearing his safetybelt. No injuries were sustained in the crash. The Grant County Sheriff's Office was assisted on scene by Donnie Tire and Tow, Dickeyville.


SLIDE OFF RESULTS IN OWI ARREST

On January 1, 2021, at approximately 5:35 A.M., the Grant County Sheriff's Office was notified of a vehicle in the ditch on Hwy 133, inBoscobel Township. The complainant informed the Grant County Communications Center that the female driver appeared to be intoxicated. Upon arrival, the Sheriff's Deputy located a 2008 Ford Fusion in the ditch, along Hwy 133. The female driver, Whitney Grander, 24 of SpringGreen, WI, was arrested for Operating While Intoxicated 1st offense. The vehicle was removed from the scene by Terry's Tire and Tow.


1 Vehicle Crash

On January 1, 2020 at approximately 6:00 AM Kelli Cummings, age 36 of Dubuque, IA, was traveling south on Stanton Road, HarrisonTownship, in her 2015 Honda Civic. Cummings failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway causing the Honda to go off the west side of theroadway. The Honda crashed into a utility pole owned by Scenic Rivers Energy Cooperative. Cummings left the scene of the crash and failedto report the incident. Cummings was not injured in the crash. Cummings was issued citations for failure to maintain control of a motor vehicle,failure to notify law enforcement of a crash, and hit and run property adjacent to a highway. The Grant County Sheriff's Office was assisted onscene by SOS Towing, Platteville.


HIGH SPEED DRIVER ARRESTED

On January 2, 2021, at approximately 6:49 A.M., a Grant County Sheriff's Deputy was on patrol on Hwy 18 in Wingville Township. The deputymet a vehicle traveling at 97mph, heading east on Hwy 18. The deputy turned around to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle. As the deputywas catching up with the speeding vehicle, it passed another east bound vehicle up a hill, in a no passing zone. The vehicle came to a stopalong Hwy 18, near Route 66. The driver of the vehicle, Christopher Reynolds, age 24 of Columbus GA., was arrested for Operating underthe Influence of a Restricted Controlled Substance and was cited for speeding, no insurance, and illegal passing violations.


1 vehicle crash

On January 2, 2020 at approximately 3:15 PM on Highway 133 near the intersection of Sand Lake Lane, Cassville Township, RichardBrinkman, age 76 of Cassville, was traveling north in his 2002 Jeep Liberty. Brinkman fell asleep while in operation of the Jeep and went offthe east side of the roadway. The Jeep went through the ditch line crashing into a storage shed owned by Gary Dresen. Brinkman was notinjured in the crash, but the vehicle was heavily damaged. This incident remains under investigation.

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