CFS # Date Address One vehicle crash CFS19-30142 10/23/19 On October 23, 2019, at approximately 12:12 a.m., Bryan Dozier, age 22 of Tyler, TX, was traveling north on Southwest Road in PlattevilleTownship when he fell asleep, entered the left ditch line and crashed into a line pole. Dozier's 2017 Nissan Sentra was totaled in the crash.
The vehicle was removed by SOS Towing of Platteville. Traffic Stop leads to OWI Arrest
CFS19-30243 10/23/19 Hwy 151, PLATTEVILLE, WI 53818
On October 23, 2019 at approximately 11:56 pm, a Grant County Deputy was traveling south on Hwy 151 near County O when he met avehicle traveling north in the south bound lane. At the same time the Grant County Communications Center received a 911 call of this same vehicle, with the complaint of it traveling north in the south bound lane. The Grant County Deputy initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle near Hummingbird Lane. The driver was identified as Devin Malott, age 28 of Belmont. After an investigation, Devin Malott was arrested for Operating While Intoxicated 1st offense and after processing, was later released to a responsible party.
**Persons arrested by the Grant County Sheriff's Office are presumed innocent until proven guilty by a court of law. An arrest is only anindication that probable cause exists to bring formal charges.** The names of victims and witnesses to a crime have been withheld in accordance with §950.04. Minor 2 vehicle crash
CFS19-30383 10/25/19 HWY 151 / HUMMINGBIRD RD, PLATTEVILLE, WI 53818
On October 25, 2019 at approximately 11:56 AM Shelia Thomas, age 37 of Platteville, was traveling west on Hummingbird Road, Platteville Township in her 1998 Ford F150. Thomas was approaching the stop sign at the intersection of Hummingbird Road and Hwy 151 when theF150 lost power. Thomas could not get the F150 stopped and it rolled through the stop sign. The F150 crashed into a 2018 GMC Acadia driven by Patricia Salisbury, age 72 of Platteville, who was traveling northbound on Highway 151. The crash caused minor damage to bothvehicles. All involved parties were wearing safety belts. Thomas was issued a citation for no having valid insurance on her vehicle. The GrantCounty Sheriff's Office was assisted on scene by SOS Towing, Platteville.
CFS # Date CFS19-30637 2 vehicle crash No Injuries 10/28/19
Address HWY 35/61, DICKEYVILLE, WI On 10-28-2019 at approximately 6:25 am the Grant County Sheriff's Office received a call of a 2 vehicle crash. The crash was between a vanand a pickup, both northbound on Hwy 61. The operator of the truck was an Eric Mook, age 43 of Potosi, WI, who was operating his GMC Sierra pickup truck and was stopped in the lane of traffic waiting to make a left hand turn with his left turn signal on. The operator of the vanwas a Julie Salmon, age 32 of Potosi, WI, who was operating her Dodge Grand Caravan. Julie saw the blinker, but she was reaching for something in the vehicle and had to swerve to avoid a high impact crash. Salmon collided with the Mook truck causing drivable damage toboth vehicles. Crash report was completed and photos were taken. Both parties were wearing there seatblts. The crash is under investigationat this time.
Press Release October 21, 2019 CFS # Date Address Semi Rollover Crash with Injury CFS19-29770 10/19/19 HWY 81 / AIRPORT RD, PLATTEVILLE, WI 53818 On October 19, 2019 at approximately 4:30 a.m., the Grant County Dispatch Center received a report of a semi that had crashed on State Highway 81 at Airport Road, in the Township of Ellenboro. Maurice O'Leary, age 56 of Footville, WI, was traveling east on State Highway 81, in a 2005 Kenworth semi pulling a fully loaded tanker with milk, when he struck a deer in the roadway then traveled into the guardrail on the south side of the road and continued off of the roadway down an embankment causing the semi to overturn and roll striking a power pole before coming to a rest on its side. O'Leary was transported by Southwest Health EMS due to his injuries. The Grant County Sheriff's Office was assisted at the scene by Southwest Health EMS, Platteville Fire Department, and Guy's Towing out of Kieler.
1 VEHICLE CRASH CFS19-29771 10/19/19 Hwy 18 @ Fairgrounds Rd., Patch Grove, WI On 10/19/2019 at around 4:55 a.m., the Grant County Dispatch center received a 911 call from On Star reference a crash in the area of US-18/ Fairground road in Patch Grove township. Deputy arrived on scene and located a vehicle in the ditch line. The driver was located later that morning and it was determined that Michael Schultz, age 36 from Portage, WI, was driving his 2019 Nissan Titan truck northbound on Fairground road and failed to stop at the intersection and hit the embankment on the north side of US-18. Schultz was transported by private vehicle for minor injuries. The crash remains under investigation. Assisting at the scene was B & M Towing.
2-vehicle crash CFS19-29881 10/20/19 HWY 35/61 @ CTY B, POTOSI, WI On October 20 at approximately 9:00 a.m., the Grant County Communications Center received a report of a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of HWY 35/61 and County B in Potosi Township. Derek McBee, age 30 of Fennimore was traveling south in their 2014 Dodge Durango on HWY 35/61 in Potosi Township. Carter Austin, age 21 of Platteville was west bound on CTY B when he failed to see or slow down for the stop sign due to foggy conditions and being tired. Austin's 2006 Honda entered the intersection colliding in the rear quarter panel of the McBee vehicle. The Mcbee vehicle then spun around and turned over on the side of the vehicle and then slid along the shoulder of Highway 61 exiting the roadway and entering the ditch. As McBee's vehicle entered the ditch it then rolled one complete time. McBee's passenger, Ashley McBee was transported by Potosi Rescue Squad to Grant Regional Health Center with non life threating injuries and Derek was transported by private vehicle for evaluation. Non of the minor children in the McBee vehicle were injured, however after the crash the dog took off running and was later found at a nearby relative of the McBees. Austin was cited for failure to stop at a stop sign. Assisting at the scene was Potosi Fire and EMS, Bennetts Towing and Arrow towing. both
CFS # Date Address Semi rolls onto side CFS19-29364 10/15/19 HWY 35/61/81, Lancaster, WI 53813
On October 15, 2019 at approximately 12:05 p.m., Hugo Oeretl, age 21 of Toronto, ND, was southbound on Hwy 35 & 61 & 81. He went to make the turn onto Hwy 81, to head east, and was traveling too fast as he went to turn. The trailer was fully loaded with corn and as he tried to make the turn, the semi trailer tipped onto the passenger side. Oeretl was issued a citation for failure to keep vehicle under control. The Grant County Sheriff's Office was assisted on scene by the Lancaster Fire Department and Guy's Truck and Tractor. The road was closed for a period of time as the corn was offloaded and the vehicle was tipped upright. There were no injuries.
CFS # Date Address Inattentive driving causes crash CFS19-28372 10/05/19 HWY 80, CUBA CITY, WI 53807
On 10/05/2019, Jeffrey Marshall, age 45 of Cuba City, was traveling southbound on Hwy 80 and Matthew Clark, age 23 of Platteville, wastraveling westbound on St. Rose Rd. Matthew did not see the stop sign, failed to stop and was struck by Jeffrey. Jeffrey's 2019 ChevroletSilverado and Matthew's 2012 Chevrolet Equinox both sustained heavy damage. No injuries were reported. Donnies Tire and Tow, ofDickeyville, removed both vehicles. Matthew was cited for Inattentive Driving and Failure to Stop at a Stop Sign. Inattentive driving causes second crash
CFS19-28378 10/05/19 HWY 80, CUBA CITY, WI 53807 On 10/05/19, Patricia Schuetz, age 49, of Darlington, was traveling northbound and Tyler Walton, age 18, of Benton was traveling southboundon Hwy 80 near St. Rose Road. Tyler was staring at an ongoing crash investigation and failed to yield the right of way while he turned left ontoSt Rose Rd. Patricia was unable to stop her 2008 Ford Fusion and struck Tyler's 2001 Chrysler 300. Both vehicles sustained moderatedamage. Patricia's vehicle was removed by Al's Towing, of Darlington. Donnies Towing, of Dickeyville, assisted at the scene. Tyler was issueda citation for failure to yield while making a left hand turn.
Driver strikes parked car, no injuries CFS19-28925 10/10/19 Fountain Street, MONTFORT, WI
On 10/10/19, Brea Lehman, age 26, of Highland, was backing out of a parking space on Fountain St, in the Village of Montfort. As Brea wasbacking, she struck a legally parked Grass Pro truck owned by Dustin Bollant, age 33, of Stitzer. Brea's 2015 Subaru Legacy and theGrassPro 2017 Dodge Ram both sustained minor damage. No injuries were reported.
CFS # Date Address One vehicle crash results in fatality CFS19-28985 10/11/19 HWY 35/61/151, HAZEL GREEN, WI On October 11, 2019, at 7:05 A.M., the Grant County Sheriff's Office was notified of a motor vehicle crash on Hwy 151 in Jamestown Township, where Sandy Hook Road goes underneath the highway. Emergency services personnel were dispatched to the scene and located a 2012 Jeep Wrangler, on its roof in the west ditch, along Hwy 151, just over an embankment (making it difficult to see from the highway). Emergency personnel located the driver in the vehicle, who was trapped and unresponsive. The Jaws of Life was used to free the driver of the vehicle, who was identified as Levi Linscheid, 24 of Highland. Mr. Linscheid was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Grant County Coroner, due to injures he sustained in the crash. Mr. Linscheid was wearing his seat belt at the time of the crash. A preliminary investigation showed that the vehicle traveled off the road, striking a guardrail, slid along a cement barrier on an overpass before traveling over the cement barrier onto an embankment. Assisting the Grant County Sheriff's Office was the Jamestown Fire Department and First Responders, Dickeyville EMS, Jamestown Township Patrolman, Guy's Towing, Grant County Highway Department, and the Iowa County Sheriff's Office. This crash remains under investigation
This is the 9th person killed in a crash in Grant County for 2019 (Eight crashes total, with 9 people killed).
CFS # Date Address Two vehicle crash, no injury CFS19-28258 10/04/19 HWY 80, PLATTEVILLE, WI 53818 On 10/4/19, Charles E. Bokar, age 65 of Naperville IL, was traveling in his 2019 Jaguar SUV northbound on Hwy 80 in the PlattevilleTownship. Emily C. Kuhl, age 25 of Benton, was in her 2011 Chevy Cruze at the stop sign at Enterprise Dr and Hwy 80. Emily looked but did not see Charles vehicle due to another van in the turn lane, that was turning on Enterprise Dr. Emily pulled out onto Hwy 80 and was struck by Charles.
Occupants of both vehicles were evaluated by Platteville EMS and no injuries were reported. Both vehicles sustained heavy damage and were towed from the scene.
Platteville Fire Department, Platteville Police Department, and SOS Towing assisted at the scene. The crash remains under investigation.
Press Release October 1, 2019 CFS # Date Address 1 vehicle crash with minor injuries CFS19-27866 09/30/19 Hwy 35 .2 mi north of Kansas Rd.
On Sept. 30, 2019 at approximately 11:25 p.m., Ryan Flagel, age 27 of rural Prairie Du Chien, was traveling southbound on Hwy 35, just north of Kansas Rd., in the Town of Patch Grove. Flagel was operating his 2008 Ford Fusion and as he began to negotiate the curve, he ended up crossing the center line and he struck the ditch and a culvert on the east side of the road. Flagel's vehicle had severe damage as a result of the crash and had to be towed from the scene. Flagel suffered minor injuries, but refused transport. After further investigation, Flagel was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicants. Assisting the Grant County Sheriff's Office at the scene were the West Grant EMS, Bloomington
Fire Department and B&M Towing out of Bloomington. **Persons arrested by the Grant County Sheriff's Office are presumed innocent until proven guilty by a court of law. An arrest is only an indication that probable cause exists to bring formal charges.** The names of victims and witnesses to a crime have been withheld in accordance with §950.04
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