July 26, 2013: Daily News Release
The following incidents occurred on July 25, 2013:
At 1:27 P.M., Deputies responded to the W7800 block of STH 39, Town of York, for a single vehicle crash. Investigation revealed Michael G. V. Ladwig, age 24, of Monroe, was eastbound on STH 39 when he lost control while negotiating a curve. The vehicle left the roadway, entering the north ditch where it struck a TDS utility box, then entered a cornfield where it came to rest. Ladwig reported no injuries and seatbelt usage. The vehicle sustained moderate damage with no airbag deployment. The vehicle was driven from the scene.
Vehicle vs. Deer Crash:
At 1:51 P.M., the Brodhead Police Department assisted the Sheriff’s Department with a vehicle vs. deer crash that occurred in the N2200 block of CTH T, Town of Spring Grove. Mary L. Davidson, age 46, of Brodhead, was operating on CTH T when a deer entered the roadway and collided with her vehicle. Davidson reported no injuries and seatbelt usage. The vehicle received moderate damage with no airbag deployment. The vehicle was driven from the scene.
At 3:15 P.M., Deputies from the Lafayette County Sheriff's Department and the Green County Sheriff's Department, along with the Wisconsin State Patrol, South Wayne EMS, Green County EMS, and Browntown Fire Department responded to the W9700 block of STH 11, Town of Cadiz, for a two-vehicle injury crash with road blockage. Investigation revealed Margaret L. Neuenschwander, age 85, of South Wayne, was westbound on STH 11 when she lost control of her vehicle. Neuenschwander traveled across both lanes of traffic and entered the south ditch line after striking the curb. Neuenschwander then traveled a short distance up and along the embankment, striking several trees/shrubs before traveling northbound toward the roadway. Neuenschwander then re-entered the roadway and traveled into the path of an oncoming eastbound semi-truck and trailer operated by Daniel R. Hyer, age 45, of Lancaster. Hyer took evasive action, but was unable to avoid the collision.
Neuenschwander's vehicle sustained severe damage with airbag deployment and was towed from the scene. Neuenschwander was wearing a seatbelt and was transported for injuries sustained in the crash. The semi-truck sustained severe front-end damage, with no airbag deployment, and was towed from the scene. Hyer was wearing a seatbelt and reported no injuries. Neuenschwander was cited for Failure to Keep Vehicle Under Control and Operating Left of Center. She was released pending court.
GCSD Patrol Deputy Betsy A. Krantz #11
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