November 26, 2013: Daily News Release
The following incident occurred on November 24, 2013:
At 10:50 PM, a Green County Deputy was involved in a motor vehicle crash on STH 11, near Hartwig Road, Town of Sylvester. The fully marked canine squad, operated by Deputy Cody D. Kanable, 27, was travelling westbound on STH 11 when a deer collided with the squad. Kanable sustained minor injuries and was treated and released at a local hospital. His seatbelt was used and the airbag did not deploy. The car sustained severe front-end damage and was driven from the scene. Canine Ike was not injured in the crash. Monroe Police Department assisted in the crash investigation.
The following incidents occurred on November 25, 2013:
At 7:41 AM, Deputies responded to a motor vehicle crash at the intersection of STH 81, at CTH N, in Monroe Township. Katie A. Abraham, 29, Monroe, was stopped in traffic behind an unknown vehicle at the stop sign southbound on CTH N. A second vehicle, operated by Gabrielle Reanna Seward, 19, New Glarus, was southbound and slid into the back of the Abraham vehicle. Both vehicles sustained moderate damage and were driven from the scene. Both drivers were wearing seatbelts and reported no injuries. There was no airbag deployment.
At 8:43 AM, Austin J. Guerin, 22, Colorado, was traveling east on STH 11, at CTH GG, in the Town of Spring Grove. Guerin reported a semi unit pulled out from STH 81, turning westbound onto STH 11/81. Guerin swerved to avoid a crash with the semi unit. Guerin steered his vehicle onto CTH GG and struck a traffic sign and post. Guerin was wearing his seat belt and was uninjured (no airbag deployment). Guerin's vehicle sustained minor damage and was driven from the scene.
At 12:05 PM, Deputies responded to a motor vehicle crash on STH 69, north of CTH B, in the Town of Clarno. Dennis L. Holverson, 50, Browntown, was attempting to stop while exiting Equity Livestock driveway when his vehicle slid on the ice into the path of a southbound vehicle operated by Michaela T. Nelson, 49, of Chadwick, IL. Holverson's vehicle was towing a cattle trailer. There was no damage to the truck and very minor damage to the trailer. Holverson’s vehicle was driven from the scene. Nelson's vehicle sustained moderate front-end damage and was removed from the ditch by the operator. All operators were wearing seatbelts and no one was injured.
At 1:30 PM, Deputies arrested Timothy S. Miller, 27, Brodhead, at the Green County Justice Center on a Department of Corrections warrant. Miller was incarcerated in the Green County Jail.
At 3:04 PM, Deputies responded to the N6300 block of Washington Road, Washington Township, for a report of a one-vehicle accident. Emil R. Rufener, 84, of Monticello, was traveling south on Washington Road and began to lose control on the snow-covered roadway. Rufener advised he attempted to correct the vehicle, but instead overcorrected and entered the west ditch. Rufener reported he was not injured and was wearing his seatbelt. A passenger also reported no injuries and seatbelt usage. There was no airbag deployment in the vehicle. The vehicle sustained moderate front-end damage. Rufener was able to drive the vehicle from the scene.
At 4:01 PM, Deputies, a DNR Warden, and Argyle Fire/EMS, were dispatched to the W8200 block of Puddledock Road, Adams Township, for a one-vehicle rollover accident with injuries. Will H. Herman, 16, of Argyle, was traveling west on Puddledock Road and was negotiating a curve down a hill when the vehicle began to slide. The vehicle slid down the hill, struck a cement bridge, and continued before rolling onto its side in the east ditch. Herman and his passenger, Mitchell M. Dammen, 15, of Argyle, reported seatbelt usage. Herman suffered injuries and Dammen reported no injuries. There was airbag deployment in the vehicle. The vehicle sustained severe passenger-side damage. The vehicle was towed from the scene.
Patrol Sgt. Robert A. Werren Sr. #8
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