Gays Mills Man Injured in Crash

A Gays Mills man was seriously injured when he crashed his pick up truck on Sunday, April 23rd. The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office says 25 year old Cole Mickelson was operating a pickup northbound on State Highway 131 and lost control of the truck overturned into a field. Mickelson was ejected from his truck and sustained serious injuries. He was taken by ambulance to Vernon Memorial Hospital, then air-lifted to Gundersen Health in LaCrosse.

Mickelson was cited for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant, operating with a suspended driver’s license, failure to keep vehicle under control, and not wearing a seatbelt.