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Deputies: Rollover crash leads to OWI arrest

Vehicle rolls twice

TOWN OF BROOKLYN, Wis. - An Evansville man was arrested on suspicion of operating while intoxicated after a crash in which his vehicle rolled twice, according to the Green County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies were called to County Road X east of Nye Road in the town of Brooklyn at 10:52 p.m. on Wednesday for a report of a single-vehicle crash.

Investigators said a vehicle driven by Luke D. Ballentine, 23, was traveling east on County Road X when he failed to negotiate a curve, entered a ditch, rolled twice and came to rest in a field on its wheels.

Luke was injured but not taken to a hospital.

Luke was arrested on suspicion of first-offense operating while intoxicated and cited on suspicion of failure to maintain control of a vehicle and failure to notify law enforcement of a crash.

Kevin M. Kelley, 43, of Belleville, was cited on suspicion of knowingly assisting a person fleeing an accident scene.

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