Taylor County Law Enforcement
Jonathan H. Brubaker, 28, Curtiss, and Sharif Shafiullah, 30, Louisville, Ky., were involved in an accident on October 22 at 12:50 p.m. at the intersection of CTH E and Elm Avenue in the town of Holway. According to the accident report, a farm tractor operated by Brubaker was northbound on CTH E towing a chopper box wagon. Brubaker pulled onto the shoulder of the roadway to allow traffic to pass by. As a semi tractor-trailer operated by Shafiullah was passing by, Brubaker drove into its path. Shafiullah sustained possible injuries, but was not transported for medical treatment. The tractor sustained disabling damage to the left front corner. The semi tractor-trailer sustained damage to the front, right front corner and left front corner. Failing to yield the right-of-way by Brubaker was listed in the report as a factor in the accident.
Denise L. Yaron, 54, Medford, and vehicles owned by Angela R. Jochimsen, 48, Medford, and Scott K. Wildberg, 52, Medford, were involved in an accident on October 21 at 3 p.m. in a parking lot at 1001 Progressive Ave. in the city of Medford. According to the accident report, the Jochimsen and Wildberg vehicles were legally-parked and unoccupied in the same row with an empty parking space between them. Yaron drove her vehicle through the space between the other two vehicles, turning to the right as her vehicle exited the space. The Yaron vehicle scraped along the rear passenger side corner of the Jochimsen vehicle, causing minor damage. The Yaron vehicle also struck the front passenger side corner of the Wildberg vehicle, causing minor damage. There was minor damage to the passenger side of the Yaron vehicle.
Pamela M. Leader, 58, Rib Lake, was involved in an accident on October 21 at 5:38 p.m. on Hwy 64 in the town of Browning. According to the accident report, the Leader vehicle was eastbound on Hwy 64 when the driver said she observed water on the roadway. The vehicle started to hydroplane and spun around 360 degrees in the roadway before entering the ditch and striking a utility pole. The vehicle sustained disabling damage to the entire left side and rear. Road surface conditions was listed in the report as a factor in the accident.
Charlotte A. Drolshagen, 75, Medford, was involved in an accident on October 22 at 12:56 p.m. at 127 W. Broadway Ave. in the city of Medford. According to the accident report, the Drolshagen vehicle was turning around at Water’s Edge PB when it struck a gas pump, damaging the paper pamphlet dispenser. The Drolshagen vehicle sustained damage to the front passenger quarter panel.
Amber R. Herr, 20, Stetsonville, was involved in an accident on October 24 at 11:15 p.m. in a parking lot at 704 North Eighth St. in the city of Medford. According to the accident report, Herr was driving through the parking lot at Wheelers Chevrolet looking at vehicles in the lot when her vehicle struck a light pole, knocking the light off the pole and bending the pole. The Herr vehicle sustained moderate damage to the front.
The following deer-related accidents were reported: Kenneth L. Patterson, 65, Withee, on October 19 at 5:48 p.m. on Hwy 64 in the town of Hammel.
Eleanor W. Makeeff, 80, Thorp, on October 19 at 8:45 p.m. on CTH A in the town of Roosevelt.
Morgan K. Monroe, 34, Abbotsford, on October 21 at 8 a.m. on Hwy 13 in the town of Little Black.
Cheryl A. Graumann, 57, Rib Lake, on October 22 at 6:19 p.m. on Wellington Lake Drive in the town of Greenwood.
Benjamin S. Nelson, 22, Medford, on October 24 at 7:20 p.m. on CTH M in the town of Greenwood.
Lori M. Warner, 46, Rib Lake, on October 24 at 9:55 p.m. on Hwy 13 in the city of Medford.
Jason J. Hraby, 43, Mosinee, on October 25 at 7:27 p.m. on CTH C in the town of Browning.
Corwyn A. Blackwell, 53, Glen Flora, on October 26 at 6:14 a.m. on Hwy 64 in the town of Ford.
Allen C. Spatz, 50, Medford, on October 26 at 6:58 a.m. on Hwy 64 in the town of Medford.
Todd R. Neiter, 44, Merrill, on October 26 at 7:01 p.m. on Hwy 64 in the town of Goodrich.