WHO Involved: Ronald R. Jasper, 83 of Cazenovia
WHERE Incident Happened: County Highway CC South of County Highway V
What happened:On 09-15-22 shortly after 8pm, Richland County Dispatch received a 911 call stating that a male party was located in a creek near an ATV that was tipped over just off of County Hwy CC in Westford Township. Deputies from the Richland County Sheriff’s Office responded as well as members of the Cazenovia Fire Department and Cazenovia EMS. Life saving efforts were attempted prior to the arrival of first responders, but were unsuccessful. Ronald R. Jasper, 83 of rural Cazenovia was pronounced deceased on scene by the Richland County Coroner’s Office. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources was requested to assist in the investigation, which is still ongoing.
Arrest or Charges: None
Other Agencies Involved: Cazenovia Fire Department, Cazenovia EMS, Wisconsin DNR, Richland County Coroner