On 05/24/2014, shortly after 8 PM, Richland County 911 received a report of a single vehicle crash on Excelsior Rd west of CTH F. Upon arrival, a 2003 Ford Ranger was seen resting down a steep embankment. First responders did have to use ropes and basket to rescue the driver. The driver was taken to Boscobel Hospital via ambulance but did succumb to injuries. Eyewitness accounts did say Larry D. Holloway, 51, of Blue River, did veer off the road only after avoiding a collision with an oncoming vehicle. The investigation did reveal that Holloway was not wearing a seatbelt and speed and alcohol was a contributing factor.
Blue River Fire / EMS and Boscobel EMS assisted the Richland County Sheriff’s Department at the scene.