September 05, 2016:  Daily News Release

The following incidents were reported on Sunday, September 4th, 2016:

Motor Vehicle Crash-Personal Injury:


At 7:18 AM, Deputies, along with Brodhead EMS and Brodhead Fire, responded to the N3400 block of CTH F, Town of Decatur, for an overturned semi, with injuries.


Investigation revealed that Derek W. Luchsinger, 27, of Monticello, was operating a semi unit and tanker trailer and was southbound on CTH F. Luchsinger was negotiating a curve when the semi unit entered the shoulder and overturned. As a result of the semi and trailer overturning, the load of milk from the trailer spilled out. Both the semi and the trailer received very severe damage from the crash and were towed from the scene.


Luchsinger was wearing his seat belt and the air bags did not deploy, Luchsinger was injured in the crash and was transported by EMS to a local hospital. The crash remains under investigation.


Motor Vehicle Crash-Personal Injury:


At 3:54 PM, Deputies, along with Green County EMS, and Juda Fire Department, responded to the W4000 block of STH 11, Town of Sylvester, for a motorcycle crash with injuries.


Investigation revealed that Derek W. Brandt, 31, of South Beloit, IL, was eastbound on STH 11 when he lost control of the motorcycle and was ejected. Brandt was injured in the crash and was transported by EMS to a local hospital. Brandt was wearing a helmet and eye protection at the time of the crash. The motorcycle sustained severe damage and was towed from the scene.


Operate Under the Influence:


At 5:31 PM, Deputies were requested to assist the Brodhead Police Department with an investigation in the 400 block of 1st Center Avenue, in the City of Brodhead. As a result of the investigation, Richard W. Lund, 49, of Janesville, was arrested for Operating While Under the Influence (alcohol), 5th Offense. Lund was jailed pending court.


Traffic Offense:


At 7:00 PM, Deputies stopped a vehicle for speeding in the N6300 block of CTH N, Town of Washington. Manfred J. Jackson, 29, of Monroe, was cited for Operating after Revocation (forfeiture). Jackson was released pending court.


Patrol Deputy Bernie Roidt #18

Green County Sheriff’s Office

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