TOWN OF HAMBURG, Wis. (WXOW) – Saturday the Vernon County Sheriff's Office located the 25-year-old involved in a head-on collision Friday afternoon.
That crash happened around 12:30 p.m. Friday on County Road K near Kreibich Lane, in the Town of Hamburg.
Lamine Rondeau-Rieder, 25, of rural Viroqua, crossed over the center of the highway and hit Michael Hagmann, 27, of rural Stoddard. The Sheriff's Office said in a release that Hagmann's car skidded off the road into a ditch near a private driveway. He has minor injuries, but was not taken to the hospital. Neither was his passenger, Kimberly Wuensch, 24, of La Crosse.
Rondeau-Rieder's vehicle also went off the road into the lawn of someone's home.
He left the scene on foot, according to the Sheriff's Office. When authorities located him Saturday, he said he was swerving to avoid a deer.
The Sheriff's Office said no one is in custody. The accident is still under investigation.
The Coon Valley Fire Department, Coon Valley First Responders, Stoddard-Bergen Fire Department and Tri-State Ambulance assisted with the crash.
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