For week of 04/16/2023-04/23/2023

A 64-year-old Merrill man was injured during a one-vehicle crash in the Town of King on the evening of Wednesday, April 19, 2023. A preliminary investigation indicated the vehicle the man was driving was eastbound on Cty. Rd. D, when it lost control, crossed the centerline, entered the ditch, and struck a tree. The man was later transported by Tomahawk Ambulance to Tomahawk Aspirus Hospital.
A 28-year-old Merrill woman and her two passengers avoided injury following a one-vehicle crash Wednesday morning in the Town of Scott. A preliminary investigation indicated the vehicle the woman was operating was southbound on Cty. Rd. Q, when the vehicle met some slush which was in the roadway. This caused the vehicle to cross the lane of oncoming traffic, enter the ditch, and strike a tree head-on.
An 81-year-old Merrill woman sustained minor injury following a two- vehicle crash earlier Wednesday morning, in the Town of Pine River. A preliminary investigation indicated the vehicle the woman was operating was northbound on Cty. Rd. W when it collided with a southbound vehicle driven by a 27-year-old Wausau man. The woman was later transported by Merrill Fire Department Ambulance to Merrill Aspirus Hospital.
A 34-year-old Tomahawk woman was taken into custody in the early morning hours of Monday, April 17. A deputy on patrol discovered the woman’s vehicle in a ditch on US Hwy. 51 near mile-marker 207. During a preliminary investigation, the deputy noted signs indicative of impairment about the woman’s person. As a result, the woman was taken into custody and transported to the Lincoln County Jail on charges of 2nd offense operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, operating after revocation, and bail jumping.
Three motorists reported striking deer last week, down from 11 the week before.

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