An 18-year -old man from Viroqua and a 20-year-old man from Steuben were among the three injured in a weekend crash near Cashton.
According to Monroe County Sherriff’s investigators at about 12:30 pm Sunday 20 year-old Dalton Dempsey of Stueben was driving south on State Hwy 27 and attempted to turn left on State Hwy 33 and turned into the path of an oncoming vehicle driven by 59-year-old Joseph E. Richey of rural Prophetstown Il.
Richey was transported to Sparta Mayo Hospital by Sparta Ambulance with non -life threatening injuries. Dempsey and his passenger 18 year old Peder Andresen of Viroqua, were transported by Tri-state Ambulance to Gundersen hospital in LaCrosse with serious but non-life threatening injuries. Andresen had to be extricated from the car with the Jaws of Life by the Cashton Fire department.
Assisting the Sheriff’s Department at the scene were the Cashton Fire Department, Cashton First Responders, Tri-state ambulance, Sparta Area Ambulance, Monroe County 911 center, Monroe County Hwy Department and the Wis. DOT.
The crash remains under investigation by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department.
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