MINERAL POINT, Wis. -

A vehicle attempted to flee an Iowa County Sheriff’s deputy Saturday afternoon during a traffic stop, according to a release.

While the driver was fleeing from the officer, he crashed his vehicle around 3:40 p.m. in the town of Mineral Point, officials said.

After initial assessments, Timothy B. Larson, 37, of Barneveld, was arrested for fifth-offense operating while intoxicated.