Medical emergency suspected in Monroe County crash, sheriff says
TOWNSHIP OF JEFFERSON, Wis. — A driver ran over a dog, veered through a yard and crashed into a ditch after suffering a medical emergency on Monday, according to a release from the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies were dispatched to a home along the 1000 block of Ogden Avenue in the town of Jefferson around 6 p.m. They determined the driver veered off both sides of the road before coming to rest in the ditch on the north side of the road. A dog was hit during the process, the release said.
Neither alcohol or drug use was suspected. Deputies believe the driver, identified as Leona Dillon, 86, suffered a medical emergency.
She was found non-responsive, but breathing. She was airlifted to a hospital, the release said.
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