March 03, 2014: Daily News Release
The following incidents occurred on March 2, 2014:
At 8:30 A.M., Deputies responded to a two-vehicle crash in the W1400 block of Shanghai Road, Town of Spring Grove. Investigation revealed that a Town of Spring Grove plow truck, driven by Kevin G. Malkow, age 51, of Brodhead, was eastbound on Shanghai Road, plowing snow in the eastbound lane. Malkow stopped and attempted a backing maneuver around another eastbound car, driven by Jonathan W. Funk, age 38, of Juda. Malkow attempted to back up around Funk's vehicle and struck Funk's vehicle with the plow wing. Funk and his passengers were not injured and were wearing seatbelts. Funk's vehicle sustained moderate damage, with no airbag deployment, and was driven from the scene. Malkow was not injured and was wearing a seatbelt. The plow truck sustained no damage, with no airbag deployment, and was driven from the scene.
At 8:37 A.M., Deputies responded to the southern intersection of CTH J, at CTH H, Town of York, for a two-vehicle crash. Investigation revealed Cherilyn K. Venden, age 38, of rural Blanchardville, was southbound on CTH J and turning left from CTH J onto CTH H. A second vehicle, operated by Daniel J. Zimmerman, age 35, of rural Monroe, was also southbound behind Venden. Zimmerman was unable to stop and struck Venden’s vehicle in the driver’s side. The roadway was ice and snow covered. Both vehicles sustained moderate damage and there was no airbag deployment in either vehicle. All parties were wearing seat belts and reported no injuries. Both vehicles were driven from the scene.
At 5:54 P.M., Deputies responded to the W2600 block of CTH KS, Town of Jefferson, for a one vehicle crash. Investigation revealed Bryce C. Zettle, age 19 of Juda, was eastbound on CTH KS negotiating a curve, when he lost control on the snow covered roadway and slid into a snow bank. Zettle was not injured and was wearing a seatbelt. There was no airbag deployment. The vehicle received moderate front end damage. It was removed from the ditch by a private party and was driven from the scene.
Vehicles in the Ditch:
Deputies responded to four separate reports of vehicles in the ditch throughout the Green County area. In each instance, no damages or injuries were reported.
GCSD Patrol Deputy Betsy A. Krantz #11