Snow/Ice/Wind Storm Crash Incidents

To: Media
From: Green Lake County Sheriff's Office
RE/Event: Snow/Ice/Wind Storm Crash Incidents
Date/Time of
9:00 p.m. 02/18/2013-8:00 a.m. 02/20/2013
Address: Green Lake County Sheriff's Office/County Calls for Service

Date of Release: 02/20/2013 Release: #1-1

Preliminary numbers for County traffic incidents involving Tuesday's storm are as follows:

21 Vehicle Slide-Off's without injury or damage.

7 Property Damage crashes.

2 Personal Injury Crashes with a total of 4 injured - none critically.

Drivers failure to reduce speed in adjusting to the elements (ice, snow, wind, and visibility) was the primary cause of these incidents.


Release Prepared by:   Mark Putzke
                                          Chief Deputy Sheriff
                                          Green Lake County Sheriff's Office


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