Number of weather related crashes reported in Southern Wisconsin

Posted Sunday, January 5, 2014 --- 10:26 a.m.

Saturday, numerous law enforcement agencies reported a number of crashes due to the winter weather.

According to a release from the Dodge County Sheriff, two rollovers occurred on Saturday in Dodge County.

At approximately 8:22 a.m., a single vehicle rollover at Highway 49 and Center Drive in Lomira resulted in one person being transported to St. Agnes Hospital, sheriffs said.

A separate single vehicle rollover occurred at Highway 49 and Industrial Drive in Lomira at approximately 8:32 a.m.
Police said no one was injured.

Reports of accidents also came in from Green County. There a single vehicle rollover, occurred at 1:13 p.m. on Saturday, Green County officials said.

Amanda R. Haase, 23, of Brodhead, lost control of her vehicle on the snow and ice covered Highway 104. The vehicle sustained severe damage, police said. Haase was uninjured.

Lafayette county also had one rollovers, and one additional crash related to winter weather, according to a statement by the Lafayette County Sheriff.

The non-rollover crash occurred at 6:09 a.m. when William L. Herron, 60, of Milan, Ill., was traveling on Highway 11 and was forced off the roadway by a strong gust of wind and struck a road sign, the statement said. Herron received no injuries, according to the release.

Another rollover also occurred on Highway 11, at 9:01 a.m., when David W. Swisher, 48, of Galena, Ill., lost control on the icy roadway and entered a ditch, where it overturned, officials said.

Neither Swisher nor his passenger were injured.


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