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52-year-old Stoddard man injured in one vehicle crash

GENOA, Wis. – According o the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday July 1st, just before 3:30 p.m., the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office 911 Dispatch Center took a call reporting a single vehicle crash occurred on State Highway 56 near N. Ridge Rd in the town of Harmony.

Karl R. Erickson, 52 from Stoddard, Wis., was operating driving east on Highway 56 when he reported falling asleep. The vehicle went off the right side of the roadway and struck a guardrail, became airborne, and came to rest upright in the ditch.

Erickson was treated and transported by Gundersen Tri-State Ambulance to Vernon Memorial Healthcare with non-life-threatening injuries.

Assisting the Sheriff’s Office on the scene were the Wisconsin State Patrol, Genoa Fire, Genoa First Responders, Gundersen Tri-State Ambulance, and Vernon County Highway Department.

The crash remains under investigation by the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office.

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