June 09, 2016: Daily News Release
The following incident occurred on June 8, 2016:
Motor Vehicle Crash:
At 2:28 PM, Deputies responded to the W1500 block of CTH F, in the Town of Decatur, for a vehicle accident with injuries. Karrissa S. Porterfield, 26, Brodhead, stated she was traveling eastbound on CTH F when she slowed down due to a vehicle that had passed her at a high rate of speed. While slowing down, Porterfield entered the south ditch, where her vehicle struck an embankment and proceeded to overturn on its right side. The vehicle came to a rest on its tires in the south ditch. Porterfield reported injuries, but declined EMS. Porterfield was wearing her seatbelt, the airbags did not deploy and the vehicle sustained severe damage. The vehicle was towed from the scene. Porterfield stated the vehicle that had passed her was a larger maroon pick-up truck, which left the scene and was not located.
Patrol Sergeant Robert A. Werren Sr.