February 06, 2014: Daily News Release
The following incidents occurred on February 5, 2014:
At 7:48 A.M., Deputies, assisted by New Glarus Police, responded to a one-vehicle rollover crash in the N9400 block of STH 69, Town of New Glarus. Eric P. Wesner, age 39, of Monroe, was southbound on STH 69, passing another southbound vehicle, when he lost control of the vehicle due to the snow on the roadway. His vehicle left the east side of the road and overturned. The vehicle sustained moderate damage and was towed from the scene. Wesner was wearing a seat belt, was not injured, and the airbags did not deploy.
At 12:55 P.M., Deputies responded to the W6600 block of STH 11, Town of Monroe, for a two-vehicle crash.
Investigation revealed Joshua D. Hasting, age 20, of Stockton, IL, was westbound on STH 11 and stated he may have fallen asleep just prior to colliding with a car driven by Carol G. Rufener, age 75, of Monroe.
Rufener was stopped, preparing to turn into a driveway, when the crash occurred. Both parties reported injuries sustained in the crash and refused transport to the hospital by EMS. Seatbelts were worn by both drivers.
Hasting’s vehicle sustained severe damage, with airbag deployment, and was towed from the scene. Rufener’s vehicle sustained severe damage, with no airbag deployment, and was towed from the scene. The Monroe Fire Dept., Green County EMS, and the Wisconsin State Patrol assisted at the scene. Hasting was cited for Inattentive Driving and released pending a court date.
At 8:39 P.M., Deputies responded to the N4200 block of STH 59, Town of Sylvester, for a motor vehicle crash.
Investigation revealed Michelle W. Anderson, age 28, of Albany, was eastbound on STH 59 when she hit a patch of ice and lost control of her vehicle. Anderson entered the south gravel shoulder and collided with the snow-filled south ditch, where her vehicle came to rest. The vehicle sustained moderate damage and was driven from the scene. There was no airbag deployment. Anderson and her passengers were not injured and had been properly restrained.
GCSD Patrol Deputy Betsy A. Krantz #11