Seven injured in Grant County after suspected drunk driver crashes into tent
VILLAGE OF BAGLEY, Wis. (WMTV) -- Seven people were injured after a suspected drunk driver crashed into a tent at the River Of Lakes campground in Grant County late Saturday night.
According to the Grant County Sheriff's Office, 32-year-old Stacy M. Smith of Fennimore was driving a 2007 black Ford Freestyle SUV around 10 p.m. when she crashed into a tent with seven people inside.
Officials say Smith was traveling south on campground road at the River of Lakes campground when she attempted to make a left turn. She lost control of her SUV, and it came to a stop after hitting a tent with seven people inside. Smith then backed over the tent again.
She was arrested for OMVI causing great bodily harm with a motor vehicle.
Authorities released the names of the victims involved as:
Nathan C. Deicher (26) Milwaukee
Richard Q. Franklin (28) Milwaukee
Alex C. Kindness (25) Milwaukee
Megan A. Marcou (26) Brookfield
Marissa E. Marti (24) Milwaukee
Colin D. Obrien (25) Milwaukee
Brian J. Walzak (25) Milwaukee
Obrien, Kindness, Marti and Franklin were transported to Crossing River Hospital in Prairie Du Chien.
Walzak, Marcou and Deicher were transported to Grant Regional Hospital in Lancaster.
Obrien, Kindness and Walzak were subsequently airlifted to Madison.
Injuries to all the victims are unknown at this moment.
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