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4 injured after camper hits buggy

Four people were hurt Sunday afternoon in a buggy crash, according to the Sauk County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies were called to State Highway 154 at County Road G near Hill Point at 3:53 p.m. on a report of a crash. Lanes in both directions of Highway 154 were closed.

Investigators said an RV driven by Eric R. Leis, 51, of North Freedom, was pulling a horse trailer hit the buggy from behind as it crested a hill.

A passenger, Ruth Miller, 33, of Arthur, Illinois, was flown to UW Hospital in Madison. The driver of the buggy, Henry F. Miller, 65, of Hillpoint, his wife Wilma, 64 and daughter Marie, 27, were taken to Reedsburg Area Medical Center for treatment of their injuries.

Leis was not injured.

The highway was closed for four hours.

The crash remains under investigation.

Devil's Lake north shore beach reopens after levels of E. coli return to safe zone

The Devil's Lake north shore beach is now open after it was closed because of high levels of E. coli, according to the state park's website.

The beach reopened at noon Friday after water samples taken Wednesday and Thursday showed that levels of E. coli were back within the safe zone.

The north shore beach was closed after high levels of E. coli were found in a water sample collected Monday. The park was required to close the beach area to swimmers until the water sample showed E. coli at safe levels.

The south shore beach remained open, along with the north shore picnic areas and trails.

E. coli is a type of fecal coliform bacteria commonly found in the intestines of animals and humans, officials said. The presence of E. coli in water is a strong indication of recent sewage or animal waste contamination.

More charges for man accused of killing pedestrian on East Wash.

The Sauk City man accused of striking and killing a Madison woman with his car faces two more charges in the case, police said.

Madison police said 25-year-old Adam M. Sutter was also charged with homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle and first-degree reckless homicide on Monday.

Police said Sutter was driving on East Washington Avenue at North Stoughton Road at 7:15 p.m. June 18 when he struck 36-year-old Sara Wolf as she was crossing the street. Wolf died.

Sutter was initially charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence.

Madison police have named the intersection at East Washington Avenue and Stoughton Road as the city's most dangerous intersection, with 42 crashes and more than a dozen injuries in 2013 alone..

Officials identify woman hit by car on Madison's east side

A Sauk City man is accused of driving under the influence after he reportedly struck and killed pedestrian on Madison's east side Thursday night.

Madison police said Friday that 25-year-old Adam M. Sutter of Sauk City is tentatively charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence.

Police said Sutter was driving on East Washington Avenue at North Stoughton Road at 7:15 p.m. Thursday when he struck Sara Wolf, 36, of Madison, as she was crossing the street.

Officials confirmed Friday morning that Wolf died from her injuries.

Witnesses say the car must have been driving erratically to be able to hit Wolf, as she walked across the street. 

"I don't understand how [the] vehicle jumped two medians," said Tucker Everson, who was donating plasma about a block away at the time of the accident. "That's the puzzle I'm trying to figure out.

Craig's big sixth inning sinks Baraboo at State Tournament

For the first five innings of Tuesday's division one state baseball semifinal against Baraboo, Janesville Craig didn't play like the team that went 27-1 during the 2015 season. After a Baraboo SAC fly, the Cougars trailed the T-Birds 1-0 heading into the sixth inning at Fox Cities Stadium. 

The sixth inning was a different story. Craig got their first run of the game courtesy of a Baraboo balk. From there, the notched three hits in a five-run sixth inning to build a 5-1 lead. 

Craig added two more runs in the top of the seventh inning to extend their lead to 7-1. Baraboo could only muster one run in the bottom of the frame to make it a 7-2 final score. 

Pickup pulling boat rear-ended by car, driver killed

A 65-year-old man was killed in a crash in Sauk County early Saturday, officials said.

Officials responded to a report of a crash at 4:15 a.m. on westbound Interstate 90 at the 95 mile marker near Wisconsin Dells, the Wisconsin State Patrol Southwest Region DeForest Post said in a news release.

State patrol said an Oconomowoc man was driving a Ford F150 pulling a boat westbound when he was rear-ended by an Acura sedan driven by a 40-year-old woman from Huntley, Illinois. The collision caused the pickup and trailer to roll into the right ditch. The driver of the F150 suffered fatal injuries.

A 21-year-old man from Carpentersville, Illinois, who was a passenger in the Acura and a 22-year-old man from Jackson, Wisconsin, who was a passenger in the truck were not injured, according to the release. The Acura driver was not injured.

The crash is under investigation by the Wisconsin State Patrol assisted by Sauk County Sheriff’s Office.

Man missing for a month located, safe

A West Baraboo man who had not been heard from for more than a month is safe, officials said Saturday.

The Sauk County Sheriff's Office said 30-year-old Nicholas P. Moen had gone missing after a work related disciplinary matter on May 11. In mid-May, the sheriff's office issued a release on its investigation into Moen's disappearance.

In the early stages of the investigation, numerous attempts to locate Moen were unsuccessful, according to the release. Sauk County detectives, working with Moens' family, believed they had made contact with him via social media, but officials said that couldn't be verified until personal contact was made and his well-being was confirmed.