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Stoughton man extricated from car following accident

33-year-old man faces 5th OWI charge

TOWN OF DUNN, Wis. - A one-car crash near Lake Kegonsa Sunday afternoon has left one man at the UW Hospital facing serious non-life threatening injuries, according to the Dane County Sheriff's Department.

The incident happened just before 6 p.m. on Halverson Road near Lake Kegonsa Road in the Town of Dunn.

According to the sheriff's department, William Atkinson, 33, of Stoughton was going east on Halverson when he lost control of his vehicle, hit a guide wire, and struck a utility pole, police said. Atkinson had to be extricated and was taken via med flight to UW Hospital, according to the sheriff's department.

Atkinson was arrested for his fifth offense of operating a vehicle while intoxicated along with five other offenses.

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