Grant Releases

By: News Release
Apr 27th, 2018

On April, 24, 2018, at 2:16 p.m., the Grant County Sheriff's Office was notified of a one vehicle rollover accident at the intersection of Ebenezer Road and Bethel Road in Wingville township. The investigation shows a 2005 Jeep Liberty was being operated by Giovanni Bartolo, 28, of Montfort. Bartolo was traveling west on Ebenezer Road when he failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection with Bethel Road. Bartolo nearly crashed into a vehicle traveling on Bethel Road as it traveled through the intersection. Bartolo lost control of the vehicle and
then entered the ditch and overturned. Bartolo was uninjured in the crash. Assisting at the crash scene was the Montfort Fire and EMS, Haase's Towing and Bollant Farms. The accident remains under investigation.

04/26/18 HWY 151, HAZEL GREEN, WI 53811
On Thursday April 26, 2018 at approximately 7:56am the Grant County Sheriff's Office received a report of a two vehicle crash in the southbound lanes of Hwy 151 on the Dubuque/Wisconsin Bridge. Jennifer Weber, age 47 from Waterford, WI, was traveling southbound on Hwy 151 in her 2007 Dodge Caravan. Hailey Johnson, age 33 from Mineral Point, WI, was also traveling southbound on Hwy 151 in her 2014 Honda Odyssey. There was only one lane open at the time of the crash due to construction work on the bridge. Weber started to slow with the traffic in front of her. At the same time Johnson was reaching for a bottle of water and did not see the traffic start to slow in time and rear-ended Weber's vehicle. Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts and were not injured. Johnson was transported via Dubuque EMS to Mercy Hospital in Dubuque for precautionary measures as she is pregnant. Johnson's vehicle was removed from the scene by Kieler's Service
Center. Weber's vehicle was driven away from the crash. The Sheriff's Office was assisted by The Dubuque Police Department, The Jamestown Fire Department, Dubuque EMS and Dickeyville EMS. The crash remains under investigation.