Grant Accidents

By: News Release
Dec 27th, 2018

Two vehicle crash
On December 19, 2018 at 7:56 A.M., the Grant County Sheriff's Office was notified of a two vehicle crash on Prairie Du Bay Rd at Hwy 133, Boscobel Township. Officers from the Sheriff's Office and the Boscobel Police Department were dispatched to the scene. Upon arrival, it was learned that John Farley, age 59 of Springfield IL., was stopped at the stop sign on Prairie Du Bay Rd in a 2001 Peterbuilt Semi. Courtney McCormick, age 40 of Blue River, was turning north, onto Prairie Du Bay Road in her 2012 Jeep Patriot and struck the driver's side of the semi trailer. No injures were reported and both parties involved were wearing seat belts. The semi trailer sustained minor damage; however, the McCormick vehicle received moderate damage. Both vehicles were drivable and were removed by the drivers.

Two Vehicle Crash with Injury
On 12-25-2018 at approximately 9:05 am there was a report of a two vehicle crash on Hwy 18 @ CTH C in Wyalusing Twsp. Fire & EMS were paged to the scene. The Grant County Sheriff's Office arrived on scene to find debris in the roadway and found that Autumn Starrett, age 19 of Prairie du Chien, who was eastbound in her 2000 Ford Taurus, crossed the centerline striking Alan Jentz, age 55 of Beaver Dam, who was westbound in his 2017 Chevy Volt. Starrett crossed the centerline striking Jentz head on causing both vehicles to come to rest in the ditch line on opposite sides of Hwy 18. Starrett was trapped in her vehicle and Jentz was found in the back seat of his vehicle. Starrett had to be extricated from her vehicle and both subjects were transported to Crossing Rivers Medical facility. Starrett was later transported via Medflight from Crossing Rivers Medical Facility. Vehicles were towed by Bob's Towing from Prairie du Chien, WI Assisting at the Scene was the Crawford County Sheriff's Office, West Grant Rescue Squad, TriState Ambulance Service, Bloomington Fire Department, Bagley First Responders & WI State Patrol.  The crash remains under investigation.