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The following incidents occurred on Saturday, July 18, 2020:
Motor Vehicle Crash:
At approximately 4:38 p.m., Deputies, Belleville EMS, Albany EMS, and the Monticello Fire Department, responded to the intersection of CTH C and CTH D in the Town of Mt Pleasant for a report of a two vehicle crash. Investigation revealed that Karen A. Larson, 58, Albany, WI, was traveling northbound on CTH D approaching the intersection with CTH C. Larson advised that she did not observe any vehicles traveling on CTH C and she entered the intersection. At this time, a vehicle traveling eastbound on CTH C collided with Larson’s vehicle. The second vehicle was found to be operated by Bradley A. Bernet, 26, Monticello, WI. After the collision, Bernet’s vehicle entered the ditch and collided with a power pole. Bernet’s vehicle then entered a cornfield and came to a rest.
Bernet reported that he was not injured and that he was wearing his seatbelt. Bernet’s vehicle sustained severe damage and the airbags did not deploy. His vehicle was towed from the scene.
Larson sustained non-life threatening injuries and she reported that she was wearing her seatbelt. Larson’s vehicle sustained severe damage and the airbags deployed. Her vehicle was towed from the scene.
Larson was cited for Failure to Yield the Right of Way from a Yield Sign.
Alliant Energy responded to the scene to make repairs to the power pole.
Motor Vehicle Crash:
At approximately 5:15 p.m., Deputies, Blanchardville EMS, and the Blanchardville Fire Department, responded to the W7600 block of STH 39 in the Town of York for a report of a single vehicle crash. Investigation revealed that Leslie E. Acosta, 19, Blanchardville, WI, was traveling westbound when she lost control of her vehicle, which exited the roadway and struck a culvert. The vehicle then overturned and came to a rest. Acosta reported that she was not injured and that she was wearing her seatbelt. The vehicle sustained disabling damage and the airbags deployed. The vehicle was towed from the scene.
Acosta was cited for Failure to Keep Vehicle under Control.
The New Glarus Police Department assisted Deputies at the scene.