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Deer-related accidents

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Accident reports

Mark A. Wilkinson, 54, Kennan, and Jeffrey A. Kaser, 55, Medford, were involved in an accident on March 24 at 5:30 a.m. at the intersection of Hwy 13 and CTH D in the town of Westboro. According to the accident report, the Wilkinson vehicle was northbound and the Kaser vehicle was southbound on Hwy 13. The driver of the Kaser vehicle failed to yield the right-of-way and turned eastbound on CTH D in front of the Wilkinson vehicle. The impact of the collision caused the Wilkinson vehicle to enter the east ditch and overturn. The Kaser vehicle came to a stop in the northbound lane of traffic. Both drivers and a passenger in the Kaser vehicle, Crista A. Hoefs, 32, Phillips, sustained minor injuries and were transported to Aspirus Medford Hospital for medical treatment. There was damage to the entire Wilkinson vehicle. The Kaser vehicle sustained damage to the front, right front corner, fight side front, left side corner and left side front. Both vehicles were towed from the scene. Failure to yield the right-of-way and operating a motor vehicle in an inattentive, careless or erratic manner by Kaser was listed in the report as factors in the accident. He was issued a citation for failing to yield while making a left turn, resulting in bodily harm.

The following deer-related accidents were reported: Roger L. Gebert, 51, Medford, on March 23 at 6:35 a.m. on Hwy 64 in the town of Goodrich.

Laura B. Gallistel, 41, Medford, on March 24 at 9:04 p.m. on CTH O in the city of Medford.

Thomas J. McCrory, 72, Fond du Lac, on March 25 at 7:25 a.m. on Hwy 64 in the town of Goodrich.