Posted: Saturday, September 15, 2012 --- 2:51p.m.
Release from Grant County Sheriff's Office:
At 7:20 a.m., on September 14 Grant County Communications Center received calls of a vehicle in the ditch along Hwy 133 between Boscobel and Blue River. The Wisconsin State Patrol responded and found a truck that had been traveling eastbound on Hwy 133 was in the ditch and had struck a tree. The sole occupant of the vehicle was deceased upon arrival. Neither alcohol nor speed appeared to be a factor in the accident. Seatbelts were used and airbags were deployed in the vehicle.
The cause of this accident has been ruled medical.
Deceased: Melvin Poole, 62-years-old, Muscoda, WI