August 10, 2013: Traffic Fatality 8-10-2013
At approximately 10:09 p.m. on 8-10-13, the Green County Sheriff's Department was notified by 911 of a two-vehicle, head-on collision in the W300 Block of STH 81. An eastbound Chevy Trail Blazer crossed the centerline and impacted with a westbound Dodge Caravan. The Driver of the Chevy Trail Blazer was transported by medical helicopter to Rockford and later arrested for Operating a Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence of an Intoxicant. She was identified as Maquita Q.C. Stokes, 30 years of age, from Rockford, Illinois. Maquita had two passengers in her vehicle that were also transported to the hospital for injuries that were non-life threatening.
The driver of the Dodge Caravan was identified as Antone C. Grawehr Jr., 81 years of age, from Browntown, Wisconsin. Antone was fatally injured. Antone had a single passenger that was transported to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
Alcohol appears to be a factor in this crash, and Operating Left of the Center Line. Several agencies from police, fire, and EMS services responded.
This is Green County's fifth fatality crash of 2013.
Lt. Paul Weichbrod