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On Wednesday October 25th, 2017 at approximately 6:27 PM the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a motor vehicle accident with injuries at the intersection of U.S. Highway 18 and Falcon Ave. in rural Monona. Upon further investigation to was determined that a gray 2004 Chevrolet Impala driven by Kaitlyn Berns (16) of Luana failure to yield right of way from the north stop sign of the intersection on Falcon Ave. A blue 1985 GMC Rally driven by Lester Rasmussen (79) of Postville was traveling westbound on U.S. Highway 18 and struck Berns’ vehicle. Berns and her passenger were transported to Veterans Memorial Hospital for non-life threatening injures. Rasmussen was also transported to Veterans Memorial Hospital for non- life threatening injuries. Rasmussen passenger was transported to Crossing Rivers Health for non-life threatening injures. This case remains under investigation by the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office. Assisting on scene was Monona Fire, MFL Ambulance, Mar-Mac Rescue, Monona Police Department, Mar-Mac Police Department, and Suatter’s Auto and Towing.
On Thursday October 26th, 2017 at approximately 5:53 PM the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a one vehicle rollover with entrapment on U.S. Highway 52 near Acre Street in the City of Guttenberg. Upon further investigation it was determined a white 2014 Ford Mustang driven by Kenneth Walker (47) of Garnavillo was traveling Northbound on U.S. Highway 52 near Acre Street when he lost control passing in a no passing zone. Walker entered the west ditch and overturned. Walker was transported to Guttenberg Municipal Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries. Walker was cited for failure to maintain control, passing contrary to highway sign or marking, and failure to maintain or use safety belt. This case remains under investigation by the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office and Guttenberg Police Department. Assisting on scene was Guttenberg Fire, Guttenberg Ambulance, and Autotek Service Center.
-Sheriff Michael Tschirgi