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Traffic Accidents: Feb. 4, 2014
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Monroe Police

MONROE - Richard J. Saunders, 82, Monroe, was cited for failure to yield right-of-way while making a left turn following an accident where large hay bales came off of Saunders' vehicle and hit a vehicle operated by Carmen M. Gille, 28, Monroe. Gille reported injuries but declined medical attention at 10:28 a.m. Friday, Jan. 31. Saunders was released pending court.

• Police were dispatched at 10:19 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 1 to the intersection of Wis. 69 and 6th Street for a two-vehicle accident with injuries. Ernest F. Beutel, 74, Monroe, turned onto 6th Street from northbound Wis. 69 and hit with a vehicle operated by Gene B. Schneider, 48, Monroe, as he was southbound on Wis. 69. A passenger in Schneider's vehicle reported an injury but declined medical attention. Beutel was cited for failure to yield right-of-way while making a left turn and released pending court.

Green County Sheriff

MONROE - On Saturday, Feb. 1:

• Juan Reynoso Palacio, 47, Beloit, was uninjured following a one-vehicle crash on Wis. 11 at Wis. 81, Town of Spring Grove. Palacio was traveling towards Beloit when he lost control of the vehicle on the snow-covered roadway. The vehicle traveled into a ditch and hit a road sign. Palacio was cited at 8:22 a.m. for no insurance and released pending court.

• Deputies investigated a one-vehicle crash that occurred at the intersection of 2nd Street and 3rd Avenue, Village of New Glarus at 1:04 p.m. Garrison C. Ott, 52, New Glarus, was operating a Village of New Glarus snowplow traveling eastbound on 8th Avenue when he drove past a stop sign on 8th Avenue without stopping. Mark LeRoy Douma, 42, New Glarus, was northbound on 2nd Street and took evasive action to avoid the plow when his vehicle struck a snow bank on the east side of the road. The plow sustained no damage and Douma's vehicle sustained minor damage and was driven from the scene.

• Tammy Sue Harrington, 41, South Wayne, and her passenger were uninjured following a one-vehicle rollover crash in the N3800 block of Wis. 59, Sylvester Township. Deputies found an unoccupied vehicle in the south ditch and located the driver, Herrington. She reported she was westbound on Wis. 59 and lost control of the vehicle due to a combination of speed and slushy roadways. The vehicle began to slide and traveled across both lanes before entering the south shoulder. The vehicle hit a snow-filled ditch and traveled down an embankment where it overturned several times, coming to rest on its wheels. Herrington was cited for failure to maintain control of a vehicle and operating a vehicle without insurance at 3:41 p.m. She was released pending court.

New Glarus Police

NEW GLARUS - Police assisted the Green County Sheriff's Department with a car vs. deer accident at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, on Tunnel Road near Exeter Crossing Road.

Lafayette County Sheriff

DARLINGTON - Chad M. Paige, 41, Warren, Ill., was uninjured in a deer vs. vehicle collision on Wis. 11, Wayne Township at 6:34 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31. His vehicle sustained moderate damage.

On Saturday Feb. 1:

• Anna M. Burges, 20, Darlington, was uninjured in a car vs. horse collision on County F, Willow Springs Township at 12:23 a.m. The 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix Burgess was operating sustained extensive damage and was towed from the scene.

• No injuries were reported after a one-vehicle accident on Wis. 81, Seymour Township at 4:55 a.m. The vehicle entered a ditch and was towed from the scene. Anthony J. Cardelli, 20, Algonquin, Ill., was cited for underage consumption. The other occupants of the vehicle, Russel J. Cardelli, 23, Algonquin, Ill., and Alex P. Neilan, 21, Lake Hills, Ill., were later arrested a for disorderly conduct after both became unruly while waiting for a sober driver to pick them up at the Lafayette County Sheriff's Office. All three subjects were released to a responsible adult.

• A deputy responded to Wis. 126, Elk Grove Township, for a complaint of an erratic driver at 5:30 a.m. The suspect vehicle was not located.

• Andrew E. Hart, 27, Douglasville, Ga., was uninjured in a one-vehicle accident on County H, Elk Grove Township. Hart was northbound when he failed to negotiate a curve and his vehicle traveled into the ditch and hit a utility pole. Hart was cited at 8:01 a.m. for failure to maintain control.

• Deputies responded to several complaints around 10:30 a.m. of vehicles in the ditch and slide-offs due to the snow-covered roadway. No injuries or property damage were reported from any of the incidents.

On Sunday, Feb. 2:

• A deputy responded to a report at 7:32 a.m. of a vehicle sitting upside down at the entrance to a residential driveway on South Holland Road, Gratiot Township. Randall J. Wolff, 56, Gratiot, was cited for failure to have control and no insurance after he reported he was driving southbound the previous evening and lost control causing the vehicle to spin around and veer into a snow bank. Wolff stated when the vehicle was being removed by a private party it became overturned in the roadway. The vehicle was then drug to a nearby driveway and left upside down. Wolff denied any injuries from the accident.

• Jared B. White, 24, Darlington, reported hitting a deer on County K, Darlington Township at 10:40 p.m. White reported no injuries and his vehicle sustained moderate damage.