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Rock Co. Sheriff’s Office vehicle collides with tow truck while responding to call

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Published: Jun. 23, 2022 at 6:28 PM CDT
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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - A Rock County Sheriff’s Office deputy and occupants of a tow truck received minor injuries Thursday after the squad collided with the truck.

The crash occurred around 3:55 p.m. while the deputy was on the way to respond to a report of an individual with a gunshot wound in another jurisdiction, the sheriff’s office said. The vehicle was in emergency mode at the time.

The deputy’s vehicle and the tow truck collided on E L T Towline Road and South Prairie Avenue in Turtle Township.

The Deputy involved in the squad crash remains hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries. The two occupants of the tow truck were treated and released Thursday night.

The cause of the crash is currently under investigation by Wisconsin State Patrol, the sheriff’s office added.

The Rock County Sheriff's Office released photos of the squad crash involving a tow truck.
The Rock County Sheriff's Office released photos of the squad crash involving a tow truck.(Rock County Sheriff's Office)

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