Fayette Accidents

By: News Release
Nov 13th, 2020




On November 12, 2020, at approximately 4:30 am the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a vehicle in the ditch just west of Clermont. After further investigation, it was determined that a Tan 2014 Chevrolet Equinox LS had been traveling west bound when it lost control and rolled into the south side ditch. The Chevrolet is considered a total loss. The driver was not on scene when Deputies arrived but was suspected to have serious injuries. An investigation produced the driver to be Misty Rose Wurzer, age 30 of West Union. Wurzer had already been privately transported to Palmer Lutheran Hospital in West Union, and flown to LaCrosse, WI, prior to the Sheriff’s Office knowledge. This incident still remains under investigation.



On November 11th, 2020 Deputies were called to Highway 150 and Klock's Rd for a car vs deer.  Upon arrival it was discovered a deer had struck a 2019 Chevy Equinox being driven by Grace Durnan, 44, of Arlington. Upon investigation it was found, Durnan was driving southbound on Highway 150 when a deer entered the roadway from the east ditch striking the vehicle on the driver's side.  There was extensive damage to the vehicle, no injuries were reported.