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Animal related crash


Crash reports

On April 4, at 6:47 a.m., Grace Guse, 70, of Stanley, was going east bound on CTH F, in the town of Taft, when Guse hit a deer. Guse’s vehicle sustained functional damage.

On April 5, at 6:30 p.m., Tamara Bartelt, 58, of Rib Lake, was traveling north bound on CTH C, in the town of Goodrich. Bartelt hit a deer causing minor damage to the front of the vehicle.

On April 8 at 1:59 p.m., a vehicle driven by Drake Hartmann, 16, of Prentice, was driving in the parking lot of the car wash on the west side of 515 S. 8th St., Medford. A vehicle driven by Jill Younker, 60, of Dorchester was behind the Hartmann vehicle. Hartmann stopped and began to reverse in order to reposition his vehicle and struck the Younker vehicle causing damage to the front grill.

On April 4 at 2:44 pm., Glen Lackershire, 37, of Medford was backing out of a parking stall at 1010 N. 8th St. when he turned too early striking a legally parked vehicle owned by Jarrell Carstensen, 79, of Medford.

On March 30 at 8:10 p.m., a vehicle driven by Aiden Denzer, 18, of Stetsonville, was traveling eastbound in the parking lot of 160 Medford Plaza in the central driving lane. Benjamin Johnson, 17, of Medford was also driving eastbound in the same location in the driving lane just to the south. Denzer attempted to turn left but said she saw Johnson’s headlights coming toward her so she swerved to the right, then colliding with a concrete stop sign post. Denzer said Johnson left the scene. According to the accident report, Johnson told the police officer he was unaware of the incident and did not realize it happened. A witness told the officer that Johnson was driving recklessly by doing donuts before the crash. Johnson was cited for reckless driving.

On April 9, at 3:32 p.m., a vehicle struck a vehicle operated by Becky Baughman, 66, of Westboro, at 1010 N. 8th St. in Medford causing minor damage to the rear driver side corner.