The following accidents were reported by the Vernon County Sheriff’s Department for the week ending Oct. 29.
10/22 Kent Wolf, Wonewoc, was at the intersection of County Road FF/State Highway 33 in the city of Hillsboro. Wolf started backing up for a wide load coming toward him. Wolf didn’t see the vehicle behind him, driven by Linda Gross, West Bend, and backed into the Gross vehicle. No injuries were reported. Both vehicles received minor to no damage.
10/22 Cole Mayberry, Readstown, was traveling southbound on Black River Road in the town of Franklin. Mayberry was negotiating a curve, when he lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle left the roadway to the west. The vehicle entered the ditch, and overturned. Mayberry and his passenger, Case Mayberry, reported no injuries at the time of the crash. The vehicle was towed due to disabling damage.
10/24 David Wallace, Viroqua, was traveling southbound on County Road J in the town of Franklin. Wallace was making a left hand turn onto State Highway 82. A second vehicle, driven by Alan Harless, Readstown, was turning onto County Road J. Wallace continued his left hand turn, and pulled in front of the Harless vehicle. The Wallace vehicle was towed from the scene. No injuries were reported.
10/28 Reginald Reeson, Genoa, was traveling west on Main Street in the village of Genoa. Reeson stopped to pick up his wife, who was walking alongside of the road. Reeson then took off at a high rate of speed, lost control of the vehicle, and ran into concrete barriers. No injuries were sustained. The vehicle received minor damage.
10/28 Leif Thompson, Viroqua, was traveling southbound on Black River Road in the town of Franklin. Thompson stated he swerved to miss a deer that jumped out in front of him, and went into the ditch. No injuries were received. The vehicle had functional damage.
10/28 Steven Rowan, Mineral Point, was traveling southbound on State Highway 80 in the town of Greenwood, and struck a cow in the roadway. Rowan reported no injuries.
10/29 There were nine reportable car/deer crashes: Ivan Joholski, Viola, on County Road V, town of Greenwood; David Christianson, Viroqua, on US Highway 14, town of Coon; Kammy Miller, La Farge, on State Highway 82, town of Hillsboro; Stephen Bergum, Viroqua, on State Highway 27, town of Franklin; Alan Bekkum, Westby, on County Road B, town of Coon; Brian Purvis, La Farge, on State Highway 131, town of Stark; Stacey Getter, Viroqua, on County Road SS, Ttown of Viroqua; Marcy Donskey, La Farge, on State Highway 33, town of Hillsboro; Brenda Winchel, Hillsboro, on County Road V, town of Greenwood.