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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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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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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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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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Breaking News: Mount Pleasant worker dies after being struck by car on Monday

Updated, Tuesday morning A worker with the Mount Pleasant public works department has died as the result of injuries sustained in a Monday accident. According to published reports, 61-year-old Dan Huck was struck by a car. According to police reports, Mount Pleasant officers responded to a car accident involving a pedestrian at Highway 31 near […]