Grant Accident

By: News Release
May 31st, 2019

On May 29, 2019 at approximately 4:41 PM on Highway 151 near the intersection of Southwest Road, Platteville Township, Brandon Lange (Platteville) was traveling north in the slow lane of traffic in his Kubota farm tractor pulling a full silage wagon. Zachary Schroeder (Cross Plains) was also traveling north in the same lane of traffic in his 1999 Peterbuilt semi pulling a loaded trailer. Schroeder was unable to avoid Lange and crashed into the back of the farm tractor and silage trailer at a highway speeds. Lange and Schroeder were transported to Southwest Health Center in Platteville and were both later transported by Med Flight to Madison for injuries sustained in the crash. The Grant County Sheriff's Office was assisted on scene by the Wisconsin State Patrol, UW Platteville Police, Platteville Police, Southwest Health EMS, Platteville Fire Department, Donnie Tire and Tow (Dickeyville), and Guys Towing (Kieler).

This crash remains under investigation.