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One hurt after vehicle vs semi-trailer accident in Readstown



A man was taken to the hospital after an accident along the 400-block of East Kickapoo Street in the Village of Readstown Wednesday night.

The Vernon County Sheriff’s Office said 68-year-old Gary Kalish of Viola was backing a semi with a trailer into a driveway when the trailer was hit by an eastbound vehicle around 6:38 p.m.

That driver, 75-year-old William Hutchison of Readstown, reported minor possible injuries and was transported to Vernon Memorial Hospital.

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

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.

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