May 16, 2013: Daily News Release
The following incidents occurred on May 15, 2013:
At 11:11 a.m., Deputies responded to STH 81, east of Jordan Center Road, for a motor vehicle crash. A vehicle driven by Marlea A. Steiner, 71, Blanchardville, was traveling east on STH 81 when a turkey hit her vehicle. The vehicle sustained very minor damage to the driver side mirror. Steiner was wearing a seat belt and no airbags deployed. There were no injuries reported. Steiner drove the vehicle from the scene.
At 3:24 p.m., James W. Walder, 49, Brodhead, was northbound on STH 104 and was attempting to turn westbound onto St. John's Road when he was sideswiped by a vehicle driven by Christine K. Myatt, 43, Evansville. Myatt stated she observed Walder's right turn signal on and decided to pass him at the intersection on the left. Myatt observed Walder turning left and swerved hard left to attempt to avoid the collision. A check of Walder's rear taillights indicated his left signal and brake light were not working, but the right side was. Both vehicles sustained moderate damage and were driven from the scene. All parties were wearing seat belts, no airbags deployed, no injuries were reported.
At 8:08 p.m., Deputies responded to a one-vehicle crash on Decatur Road, east of Park Road, Town of Decatur. Investigation revealed a vehicle operated by Kataryna A. Krainyk, 17, of Evansville, was westbound on Decatur Road when she lost control while negotiating a curve. Krainyk's vehicle entered the ditch, colliding with an embankment and coming to a rest. Krainyk was not injured, her seatbelt was used, and the airbag did not deploy. The vehicle sustained moderate front and driver’s side damage and was towed from the scene. Krainyk was cited for Operating Too Fast for Conditions and released pending court.
Patrol Sgt. Robert A. Werren Sr. #8
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