Grant County Accidents

Hwy 133 / KINNEY LN, BOSCOBEL, WI 53805
Moped Crash
On June 29th at approximately 1:08 pm, the Sheriff’s Office was notified of a crash involving a moped on Highway 133 near Kinney Lane in Watterstown Township.  After an investigation, it was found that Annette Eternick, age 63 of Blue River, was operating her 1982 Honda moped northbound on Highway 133. Eternick hit a rock in the roadway and lost control of the moped. Eternick entered the ditch on the east side and fell off of the moped. Eternick was transported to an area hospital via Ambulance for treatment of apparent minor injuries. The moped received moderate damage and was removed by private party. The Boscobel Police Department, the Boscobel Fire Department, and Boscobel EMS assisted at the scene.

Hwy 81 / Hwy 35/61, LANCASTER, WI 53813
2 Vehicle Crash – 1 Arrested for OWI (2nd Offense) Causing Injury
On June 30, 2023 at approximately 6:41am the Grant County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a two vehicle crash on Hwy 81 near Hwy 61 in the construction zone of the new round-a-bout located in the Township of South Lancaster. Jerrett Trenkamp, age 23 from Platteville, was driving his company’s 2002 International work truck eastbound on Hwy 81. Trenkamp was
slowing to a stop in the eastbound lanes. Trenkamp had his left blinker activated as well as all of his strobing amber warning lights. Trenkamp was slowing to turn left into the construction zone. At the same time Joseph Marshall, age 43 from Lancaster, was traveling eastbound on Hwy 81 behind Trenkamp’s work truck in his 2009 Chevrolet HHR. As Marshall approached the work truck he performed a passing maneuver on the left (westbound lane) on a double yellow no passing zone. As Trenkamp was turning left into the construction zone, the front bumper of the
work truck clipped the rear quarter panel of the HHR causing it to spin clockwise into the south ditch where it rolled one time and came to rest on its driver’s side. Tremkamp was not injured in the crash and his work truck sustained minimal damages on the front bumper. Marshall and his female passenger sustained minor injuries. The HHR sustained heavy damages throughout. Everyone involved in the crash was wearing their seat belts. Marshall’s female passenger was transported to Grant Regional Health Center for non-life threatening injuries. After an investigation and field sobriety tests Marshall was arrested for operating while intoxicated second offense, causing injury. Marshall was transported to the Grant County Jail where he is being held on a $500 cash bond. Marshall was also cited for Operating After Revocation, Operating a Motor Vehicle without Insurance, Operating a Non-Registered Vehicle, and Passing in a No Passing Zone (double yellow), all with the construction zone enhancer. The Grant County Sheriff’s Office was assisted in this matter by the Lancaster Fire Department, Lancaster EMS, and Bennett’s Towing of Lancaster.

Highway 80/County Road A, Platteville, WI 53818
Hit and Run Causing Injury
On 06/30/2023, at approximately 1:07 pm, The Grant County Sheriff’s Office took a report of a Hit and Run accident with injuries in the Township of Lima. After an investigation it was determined that Tina Hull, 64, of Platteville, was traveling North on Highway 80 in her 2001 Toyota Corolla. As Hull approached the intersection of Highway 80 and County Road A, a dark in color pick-up truck hauling a goose neck horse trailer entered the intersection traveling East on County Road A. Hull attempted to avoid hitting the truck and trailer but was unable to and struck the passenger side of the horse trailer. The truck pulling the trailer fled the scene traveling East on County Road A. There is no known information on the driver of the pick-up or any other information on the pick-up or trailer. Hull was transported to Southwest Health Center for injuries sustained during the crash. Assisting at the scene were Platteville Fire and Platteville EMS. SOS Towing of Platteville removed the vehicle from scene. If anyone has any information regarding this crash, please contact the Grant County Sheriff’s Office at 608-723-2157 reference Case