Grant Releases

By: News Release
Nov 5th, 2019

One vehicle rollover 

On October 30, 2019 at approximately 10:52 pm, Kevin L. Williams, age 49 of Milwaukee, was driving south on USH 151 at MM 1 when he lost control of his 1999 Ford F150 due to the snow covered roadway. Williams' vehicle entered the median and overturned coming to rest on the inside northbound lane. Williams was not injured in the crash and was able to get out of the pickup on his own. Assisting the Grant County Sheriff's Office was the Dickeyville Police Department and Kieler Service Center. 

One vehicle rollover - minor injuries 

On 10-31-19 at approximately 5:45 a.m., Josiah Schwendinger, age 17 of Woodman, was driving west bound on CTH C. Josiah hit a slick spot on the road going onto the the shoulder. Josiah then crossed the road striking an embankment and rolling over on the vehicles top. Josiah's 2001 Honda was totaled. Josiah was transported by private vehicle to the hospital for possible injuries. Assisting at the scene was Milo's towing. 

Pickup vs. Milk Truck Crash, no injury 

On October 31, 2019 at about 7:44 AM the Grant County Sheriff's Office received a call of a two vehicle crash on Hwy 129 (south end) at Hwy 35/61/81, South Lancaster Township. The investigating deputy learned that Jonathon Myhre, 40, of Coon Valley, WI, was driving a 2019 Freightliner owned by Organic Valley, of Cashton, WI, going south on Hwy 129 at the stop sign for Hwy 35/61/81. At the same time, Jociene Fuller, 39, of Lancaster, was driving her 2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, approaching Myhre's vehicle. The roads at that time were snow covered and slippery. Fuller said that she was traveling at about 45 MPH and was slowing for the stop sign but she was not able to stop before her truck slid into the rear of the Freightliner. This caused minor damage to the Freightliner but severe damage to Fuller's truck. 

Both Fuller and her minor son (a passenger in the back seat) were properly restrained and uninjured. Myhre was also wearing his seatbelt and was uninjured in the crash. Fuller's vehicle was towed from the scene by Bennett's Towing of Lancaster. Myhre was able to drive the truck from the scene. 

The Sheriff's Office was also assisted by the Lancaster Fire Department and EMS. 

One vehicle crash - no injuries 

Subjects Involved: Driver: Kyle Anderson (31) DUBUQUE IA 

Vehicles Involved: Anderson was driving a 2011 Ford Crown Victoria 

On Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 7:45 a.m., Kyle Anderson was traveling north on Hwy 151 north of Airport Road in Paris Township. While negotiating a curve on a snowy roadway Anderson lost control. The vehicle slid off the right side of the roadway. The vehicle came to a rest after hitting a tree. The vehicle received heavy damage. Anderson was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash and the airbags did not deploy. No injuries were reported. The vehicle was removed by Donnie's Tire & Tow. No citation were issued. 

Car vs. Semi crash - no injuries 

On October 31, 2019 at approximately 8:30 a.m., Patrick Glynn, age 72 of Mount Horeb, WI, was traveling south on Hwy 151 near the intersection of Eagle Point Road in Jamestown Township in his 2005 Chevy Cavalier. Glynn was traveling in the slow lane of traffic when slippery road conditions caused Glynn to lose control of his vehicle and causing it to fishtail and entered the other lane. Eric Hanson, age 41 of Monroe, WI, traveling in the left lane in a 2006 Kenworth Semi with trailer. Hanson slowed to avoid the Glynn vehicle, but was unable to avoid the collision due to road conditions. Neither Glynn or Hanson were injured in the crash and both were wearing their seatbelts. The Grant County Sheriff's Office was assisted on scene by the Dickeyville EMS, Jamestown First Responders, Jamestown Fire Department and Donnie's Tire and Tow out of Dickeyville. 

TWO VEHICLE CRASH 

On October 31st, 2019 at approximately 9:36pm, the Sheriff's Office was notified of a two vehicle crash on Highway 80 at the intersection of Barber Avenue in the Village of Livingston. After investigation, it was found that Candace Klaas, age 35 of Livingston, was northbound on Highway 80 in her 2014 Chevy Equinox. Trevor Klaas, age 17 of Stitzer, was stopped on Barber Avenue in a 1998 Saturn SL2. Trevor entered the intersection in an attempt to cross Highway 80 and continue east on Barber Avenue. Trevor stated he did not see the other vehicle and struck the driver's side of the Equinox. All parties were wearing seatbelts and both vehicles received moderate damage. Trevor was cited for No Proof of Motor Vehicle Insurance. 

3 Vehicle Crash Closes Hwy 80 for 5 Hours 

On 11-1-19, at around 7pm, the Grant County Sheriff's Office received a report of a 3 vehicle crash on Hwy 80 near Biddick Seeds. Upon investigation, it is believed that Marcia Boyd, age 66 of Dodgeville, WI, was traveling north on Hwy 80, slowing to turn into Biddick Seeds with her husband when Sam Hamra, age 35 of Springfield, IL, was coming up behind her. Hamra failed to stop his Ford Explorer, and collided with the rear of Boyd's Toyota Prius. As a result of that collision, the Prius was pushed across the center line into the path of a southbound Jeep Grand Cherokee being operated by Carley Reisen, age 27 of Montfort, WI. All four subjects were transported to the hospital for injuries. Hamra was arrested for Operating While Intoxicated. Additional charges are likely for Hamra , pending a full accident reconstruction. Assisting the Sheriff's Office at the scene was Wisconsin State Patrol-Accident Reconstruction, Montfort EMS, Highland EMS, Southwest Health EMS, Montfort Fire, Livingston-Clifton Fire & 1st Responders, Doan's Auto Body, and Haase Towing. 




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