The following accidents were reported by the Vernon County Sheriff’s Department for the week ending Aug. 19.
8/12 A stop sign at the intersection of US Hwy. 14/Rainbow Drive, town of Coon, was damaged.
8/14 A reddish brown horse was reported lost. It was reported the horse, Ruger, still had its saddle on. On Aug. 15 at approximately 7:15 a.m., a caller reported there was a horse by Bridge 14 in the town of Stark. The owner was notified, and was eventually able to catch Ruger.
8/17 A vehicle belonging to Eduardo Torres, Joliet, Illinois, was parked on private property, in the town of Franklin. The vehicle rolling down a field road, and into the woods. The vehicle struck a tree before coming to a stop. The vehicle was unoccupied. The vehicle received minor damage, and was not towed from the scene.
8/19 There were two reportable car/deer crashes: Craig Fritsche, Ferryville, on State Hwy. 27, town of Franklin; Jason White, Richfield, Minn., on State Hwy. 56, town of Harmony.