On Monday evening at 7:18pm the Richland County Dispatch Center received a call of a 1 vehicle crash on Cty Hwy B just east of Penny Lane. Richland County Sheriff’s Deputies, Lone Rock Fire & EMS as well as Ithaca 1st Responders were all sent to the scene. According to Deputies, a 2004 GMC pick up truck operated by 36 year old Kevin P. Schmitz of rural Spring Green was eastbound on Hwy B when the truck left the roadway on the south shoulder and struck a driveway. The truck became air born and landed in the ditch. Kevin Schmitz was injured and transported by Lone Rock EMS to the Richland Hospital for minor injuries. Investigators determined alcohol was a contributing factor in the crash and Schmitz was arrested for Operating While under the Influence, 1st Offense.
Other Agencies Involved: Lone Rock EMS, Lone Rock Fire, Ithaca First Responders