Connect with us


Four hurt in Jackson County car vs buggy accident



A buggy with five passengers was hit from behind in an accident that happened in the Town of Franklin Tuesday night.

Jackson County Deputies were called to the crash at 7:45 p.m. The initial investigation shows a vehicle and a buggy were traveling west on County Rd. N when the vehicle hit the buggy. Three passengers in the buggy were taken to Gundersen Hospital in La Crosse by ambulance for non-life-threatening injuries. A fourth was taken by Gundersen Air for serious injuries, but that person is expected to survive.

The accident is under investigation.

Kaitlyn Riley’s passion for communications started on her family’s dairy farm in Gays Mills, Wis. Wanting to share agriculture’s story, she studied strategic communications and broadcast journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In college, she held officer positions with the Association of Women in Agriculture and Badger Dairy Club while volunteering as a news reporter for the college radio station. She also founded the university’s first agricultural radio talk show, AgChat. In her professional career, Kaitlyn has worked in radio, print and television news doing everything from covering local events to interviewing presidential candidates, and putting back on her barn boots to chat with farmers in the field. Today, Kaitlyn can be seen covering local stories that matter to you in the La Crosse area.

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *