January 18, 2016: SHERIFF'S SPECIAL NEWS RELEASE
The Green County Corner announced today that Michael Alan Reavis, age 50, of Brodhead, was pronounced dead on Sunday, January 17, 2015, from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident on January 4 in rural Green County. This has become Green County’s first fatal collision in 2016.
The head-on collision involved vehicles operated by Holly L. Griffin, age 42, of Janesville, and Craig L. Wendelschafer, age 53, of Milton. Reavis was a passenger in the Wendelschafer vehicle. Griffin has been released from the hospital, while Wendelschafer remains in treatment. Currently, no citations have been issued, and the collision remains under investigation by the Green County Sheriff’s Office and Wisconsin State Patrol Accident Reconstruction Unit. Up until this time, no witnesses to the collision have come forward.
Highway 11 near County Rd. G is well-traveled, and it is speculated that someone may have observed the crash and left as first responders arrived at the scene. The Sheriff requests that if anyone having direct knowledge of the accident to contact his office at 608-328-9400.
Authority: Sheriff Mark A. Rohloff