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The following incidents occurred on Monday, September, 05, 2022
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH
At approximately 5:46 PM a pick up truck driven by Ronald K. Wilt, 69, Walnut, IL was traveling south in the N6900 block of STH 69 in the Town of
Washington, when two motorcycles passed him. One motorcycle went around the left side of the truck and the other passed on the right side of the truck. The motorcycle that passed on the right side ended up striking the truck's mirror. The motorcycle started to wobble, but the operator was able to regain control and continued south without stopping. Wilt, and his passenger, were not injured and were wearing seatbelts. There was no airbag deployment. The truck sustained minor damage to the right mirror and was driven from the scene. The suspect motorcycle was not located.
At approximately 9:54 PM deputies responded to the N1500 block of STH 69 in the Town of Clarno for a vehicle versus cow crash. During the investigation it was learned a vehicle driven Preston E. Kroll, Freeport, IL 35, was traveling south when he observed several head of cattle standing on the road. He tried to brake and swerve around them, but collided with one. Kroll was the only occupant and was wearing a seatbelt. There was no airbag deployment. Kroll was not injured. The vehicle sustained severe damage and was towed from the scene. The owner of the cattle were notified and retrieved the cattle. At this time it is unknown about the condition of the cow that was struck.
Corporal Mark Binger #10
Green County Sheriff's Office