Grant Releases

By: News Release
Jun 11th, 2018

Injury Crash in Creek
On June 8, 2018 at approximately 8:15am the Sheriff's Office received a report of a one vehicle crash on Jimtown Rd approximately one mile east of Hwy 151 located in the Township of Jamestown. Sarah Young, age 36 from rural Cuba City, was traveling westbound on Jimtown Rd in her 2010 Kia Forte when the vehicle left the roadway on the north side. The vehicle then crossed both lanes of travel leaving the roadway on the south side. The vehicle struck a bridge support, went airborne across Kieler Creek, struck the bridge support on the opposite side of the creek with the front end of the vehicle, bounced off the bridge support and came to rest in the creek up to the side view mirrors. Young was in the half submerged vehicle for an estimated hour and an half before she was discovered. Young was extracted from the vehicle by the Jamestown Fire Department and Dickeyville EMS. Young was transported to Mercy Hospital in Dubuque for life threatening injuries sustained
in the crash as well as exposure from the cold water temperatures. A medical issue is likely the initial cause of the crash. Young was wearing her safety belt. The Grant County Sheriff's Office was assisted in this matter by the Jamestown Fire Department, Jamestown First Responders, and Dickeyville EMS. Donnie's Tire and Tow of Dickeyville removed the vehicle.

Two Vehicle Crash Property Damage
Driver: Matthew Bond (38) Sullivan WI
Passenger: Kristopher Gindy (28)
Driver: Charles Schnering (39) Platteville WI.

Vehicles Involved:
Bond was driving a 2013 GMC Truck pulling a boat
Schnering was driving a 2011 GMC Truck
On Saturday, June 09, 2018 at 11:53 A.M. The Grant County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to Hwy 151 north of Old Hwy Road for a vehicle that had been traveling north on Hwy 151 pulling a boat. It was reported the operator lost a tire/rim from the boat trailer. The tire rolled across Hwy 151 into the Southbound Lane and struck another vehicle that was being operated by Schnering. There were no injuries reported. The Bond vehicle received no damage and the boat trailer had damage to the hub after losing the rim & tire. Bond contacted the Marine where he had just purchased the boat. It was determined the lug nuts were loose from all four tires being replaced. The Schnering vehicle received front end damage. No airbag was deployed. The Grant County Sheriff's Office was assisted by Jamestown Fire.

Personal Injury Two Vehicle Crash
Driver: Paula Saul (64) Homestead IA.
Passenger: Steve Saul (64)
Driver: Howard Lindgren (70) Genoa WI.
Passenger: Garrett Verzi (15)
Passenger: Aidan Verzi (15)

Vehicles Involved: Saul was driving a 2016 Honda CR-V
Lindgren was driving a 2009 Pontiac Vibe.  On Saturday, June 09, 2018 at 12:51 P.M. The Grant County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to a two vehicle crash with possible injury at the intersection of Hwy 35/61 & CTH O in the Village of Potosi. After arriving and speaking with the Steve Saul & Howard Lindgren it was determined Saul was making a left turn onto Hwy 133/ East St. when Lindgren did not see Saul slowing down. Lindgren rear-ended Saul's vehicle. Paula Saul was transported to Grant regional Hospital by Potosi Rescue. Steve Saul refused transport however he drove the vehicle to Grant Regional. Lindgren and his passenger's Verzi's refused
treatment also. Lindgren's vehicle received heavy damage. The vehicle was removed by Arrow Towing from Lancaster. At the time of the accident everyone involved were wearing their seatbelts. The airbags in Saul's vehicle were not deployed however they were in Lindgren's. Lindgren was cited for Inattentive Driving.
The Grant County Sheriff's Office was assisted by Potosi Fire & Rescue and Arrow Towing.