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School bus-involved accident in Salem Lakes; 4 students sent to hospital as precautionary measure

KENOSHA COUNTY — An accident involving a school bus and a pickup truck occurred early Monday morning at the intersection of State Highway 50 and State Highway 83 (Antioch Road) in Kenosha County. At 8:10 a.m. Kenosha County Sheriff’s deputies, and Fire/Rescue personnel from the Village of Salem Lakes responded to the incident. According to […]

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UPDATE: Accident closes I-41/94 Northbound in Racine County

UPDATE: The Racine County Sheriff’s Office confirms that all lanes are back open. ORIGINAL STORY: RACINE COUNTY — I-41/94 North in Racine County closed this morning due to a weather-related accident. 511 Wisconsin, a free 24/7 traveler information system, run by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation tweeted around noon, that at mile marker 326, all […]

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Two Injured in Interstate-94/41 Fiery Crash

RACINE COUNTY –  Two people were injured in a fiery crash on Interstate 94/41 northbound near Highway G early Sunday. Racine County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a 911 call shortly after 2 a.m. Sunday. They found a single vehicle fully engulfed in flames. The driver, a 30-year-old male from Milwaukee and a passenger, age 37 […]

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Man Seriously Injured In Motorcycle Accident

TOWN OF BURLINGTON – A 39-year-old Waterford man was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident in the 7700 block of Fish Hatchery Road here Saturday evening, according to the Racine County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies responded to the single-vehicle accident about 7:10 p.m. Saturday. They found the motorcyclist laying on the ground unconscious but breathing. He […]

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Caledonia Man Killed in Wednesday Traffic Accident

CALEDONIA – A 63-year-old Caledonia man was killed in a multi-vehicle accident on Highway 32 and Botting Road here Wednesday. The Caledonia Police Department reported that police and fire rescue units were dispatched about 12:17 p.m. to a crash involving four vehicles. According to a preliminary investigation, a southbound Chevrolet Colorado on Highway 32 crossed […]

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Police Investigating Fatal Single-Vehicle Accident

RACINE – Racine Police are investigating a single-vehicle accident that killed a 64-year-old man Wednesday evening. Police responded to the 3800 block of Northwestern Avenue about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. They found a vehicle upside down in the westbound ditch. The driver, and only occupant, of the vehicle was unconscious and later pronounced dead at the […]

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Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department responds to multiple calls around Kenosha area due to snow

KENOSHA ⏤ Tuesday’s snow, while making winter feel more conventional this year, led the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department to respond to a number of calls on local roadways. According to Sgt. David Wright, during the winter storm warning, the department responded to the following snow and traffic-related calls from 6 p.m. Dec. 29 to 6 […]

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18 accidents reported over single night in Racine County

FILE PHOTO RACINE COUNTY ⏤ County officials reported 18 accidents on Interstate 41 in Racine County Saturday night into Sunday morning, with several deputies nearly hit. According to a release from the Racine County Sheriff’s Department, all of the accidents took place on the interstate between Highway KR and Highway K in the county. The […]

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Construction worker struck on Highway 31 near Braun Road

MOUNT PLEASANT – A car seriously injured a construction worker after striking them along Highway 31 near Braun Road Wednesday. Mount Pleasant Police and the South Shore Fire Department responded to the accident at about 8:17 a.m. Wednesday. According to the initial investigation, the worker was using a large concrete saw in a traffic lane. […]

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Woman Jailed Following Sunday Traffic Accident

RACINE – A Racine woman was in custody on numerous charges after allegedly causing a traffic accident and fleeing the scene on Sunday. Catherine M. Rios, 42, was charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence (4th offense), operating a vehicle with a revoked license, three counts of attended vehicle hit-and-run and possession […]

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Racine man faces criminal charges after a three-vehicle accident last week.

Demario Reynolds A 27-year-old Racine man faces 18 criminal charges after a three-vehicle accident last week. Demario L. Reynolds was charged Friday in Racine County Circuit Court with five felony counts of first degree recklessly endangering safety, five felony counts of hit and run causing injury, two felony counts of knowingly operating a vehicle while […]

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Driver of dump truck arrested for OWI after two-vehicle accident

On Thursday morning, Racine County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a two-vehicle accident on Highway 20 (Washington Avenue) just east of Britton Road in the Town of Dover. When deputies arrived, they learned that a quad-axle dump truck, which was traveling westbound on Highway 20 crossed the center line into oncoming traffic. The dump truck drove […]

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Traffic accident with injuries brings 10 charges against Racine man

A 33-year-old Racine man faces 10 misdemeanor charges after a two-vehicle accident Sunday night. DeJarvis T. Reasor was charged with four counts of operating while intoxicated/causing injury, four misdemeanor counts of negligent operation of a vehicle, a misdemeanor count of disorderly conduct and a misdemeanor count of resisting an officer. The misdemeanors carry a total […]

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Felony intoxicated vehicle use charges result from head-on crash with semi

A 23-year-old Racine man faces a felony charge of intoxicated use of a vehicle causing great bodily harm after a head-on collision Sept. 16. The felony charge filed Thursday in Racine County Circuit Court against Dandre Renard Obee carries a fine of $25,000 and 12 years, six months in prison. According to the criminal complaint: […]

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Fatal Thursday interstate accident involves 2 semi-trucks

Racine County Sheriff’s unit responded to early Thursday morning reports of a semi-truck flipped on its side in the northbound lanes of Interstate 94/41 just south of Wisconsin Highway 11 across the road from Apple Holler Restaurant. Several callers notified the Racine County Communications Center just after 3:30 a.m. Thursday. The truck blocked both northbound […]

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