May 10, 2013: Daily News Release
The following incidents occurred on May 9, 2013:
At 3:11 PM, Deputies and the Brodhead Police Department responded to County Highway GG and 25th Street, Decatur Township, for a two-vehicle crash. Benjamin L. Waagen, 43, of rural Brodhead, was southbound on County Hwy GG. A vehicle operated by Abby A. Erb, 18, of rural Brodhead, was backing her vehicle out of her driveway onto County Hwy GG. Waagen had to take evasive action, which resulted in his vehicle entering the ditch and sustaining moderately severe damage. Waagen’s vehicle had to be towed due to damage. Erb’s vehicle sustained moderate damage and was driven from the scene. No airbags were deployed in any of the vehicles. All parties involved advised safety belts were worn and nobody was injured. Erb was cited for Unsafe Backing of a Vehicle.
Deputy Andrew T. Kulas #17
“Pursuant to the directive of the WI Supreme Court, Trial Publicity, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty”.