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Driver charged with 5th OWI after crashing into RV's

Car became airborne after missing stop sign

FULTON TOWNSHIP, Wis. - A Fort Atkinson man suffered non-life-threatening injuries Sunday after he blew through an intersection and ran his car into some parked RV's in Fulton Township, according to the Rock County Sheriff's Department.

The incident happened just before 6 p.m. Sunday in 2800 block of east Wisconsin Highway 59 in Fulton Township, according to the Rock County Sheriff's Department.

According to the sheriff's department, Scott Chadwick, 50, of Fort Atkinson was going about 50 mph on N. Vincent Road when he failed to stop at the stop sign at the "T" intersection with Wisconsin State Highway 59.

Sheriff deputies said Chadwick crossed 50 before sending his car airborne down an embankment. His car then collided with three parked RV trailers in the parking lot of Lakeland R.V. Center.

Chadwick was trapped on the passenger floorboard of the vehicle, according to sheriff's deputies. The sheriff's department said Chadwick was removed from the car and taken to Mercy Hospital.

Deputies said Chadwick admitted to drinking before the crash. He was arrested and charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated. DOT records show he already has four prior convictions for OWI.

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