Grant Accident

By: News Release
May 23rd, 2018

On May 22, 2018, at 8:19 a.m., the Grant County Sheriff's Office was notified of a one vehicle crash with injury on STH 80 near Recreation Drive in Hazel Green Township. The investigation shows a 2014 Nissan Altima was being operated by Larry McSwain, 39, of Savanna, Illinois.  McSwain was traveling north on STH 80 when he fell asleep, left the roadway and struck a utility pole, a parked motor vehicle and several trees before coming to rest. McSwain and his passenger, Colley Opheim, 31, of Clinton, Iowa, were both transported to Southwest Health Center with minor injuries. Assisting at the crash scene were the Hazel Green Police, Fire and EMS units, Scenic Rivers Energy, and Guys Truck and Tractor. McSwain was cited for Inattentive Driving.