Ashton Bailey Tischer, 18, of Gilman, was traveling westbound on Hwy 64, on December 31, at 1:15 a.m., in the town of Roosevelt, when he lost control on a patch of black ice. Tischer then entered the south ditch and overturned on its driver’s side coming to a rest facing a southwesterly direction. Failure to control, over-correcting/ over-steering were factors in the accident.
Heath J. Tappe, 50, of Wausau, was traveling westbound on Hwy 64, on January 1, at 1:39 a.m., in the town of Goodrich, when an eastbound vehicle crossed the center line causing Tappe to enter the north ditch. He came to rest upright in the north ditch facing west.
Angel Kathleen Leu, 25, of Dorchester, turned westbound on Elm Ave. on January 7, at 1:40 p.m., in the town of Little Black. Once Leu turned on Elm Ave. she fishtailed, overcorrected, entered the west ditch and overturned. Speed too fast for conditions was a factor in the accident.
Anne Marie Brost, 63, of Medford, was traveling northbound on Hall Dr., on January 4, at 10:30 p.m., in the town of Browning. Brost lost control due to the road having snow and ice on it. She came to rest in the west side of the ditch, facing north.
Joseph Paul Polzin, 17, of Neillsville, was traveling northbound on Division Dr., on January 3, at 6:34 p.m., in the town of Hammel. Polzin stepped on the gas after negotiating a curve in the roadway. He began to travel straight after the curve and began to fish tail after gaining speed after the curve. Polzin lost control of the vehicle and entered the ditch on Division Dr. Once in the ditch, the car overturned, hit a tree, causing the vehicle to stop on its passenger side.
Kelsey Lyn Chester, 23, of Rib Lake, was traveling southbound on CTH C, in the town of Browning, on January 3, at 5:45 a.m. Chester failed to negotiate a curve and entered the ditch and struck a tree. Failure to control, ran off roadway, operating motor vehicle in an inattentive, careless or erratic manner, were factors in the crash.
The following car vs. deer accidents were reported: Tana Marie Ulrich, 49, of Ogema, on January 3, at 4:58 p.m, on Hwy 13, in the town of Westboro; Casey James Wojcik, 18, of Gilman, on January 4, at 7:21 a.m., on Hwy 64, in the town of Grover; Jean M. Wimmer, 67, of Medford, on January 4, at 7:20 p.m., on CTH O, in the town of Little Black; Leo Raymond Vedder, 43, of Chippewa Falls, on December 31, at 7:05 a.m., on CTH G, in the town of Ford.