On 9-16-18 at 7:04pm the Richland County Sheriff’s Department Communications Center received a 911 call of a UTV crash on Beatty Drive in Henrietta Township. The caller stated there was one person lying in the roadway and one person trapped in the UTV. Richland County Sheriff’s Deputies, as well as Yuba Fire & First Responders and Richland EMS responded. When Sheriff’s Deputies arrived, they discovered the passenger in the UTV had gotten out of the unit and was not injured. A passerby was performing CPR on the subject lying in the roadway. Deputies assisted the citizen with life saving efforts as Yuba and Richland County responders arrived on scene. The subject was transported to the Richland Hospital by Richland County EMS and then transferred by MedLink helicopter to UW Hospital in Madison where he was later pronounced dead. The victim, 65 year old Michael S. Sweatt of rural Cazenovia, had been traveling south bound on Beatty Drive with a passenger when the vehicle left the road way on the right and rolled over. The incident is being investigated by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
WHEN: 09-16-18 TIME of Incident: 7:04PM Location: Beatty Drive
Michael S. Sweatt, 65 of Cazenovia, WI
Other Agencies Involved:
Yuba Fire Department
Yuba First Responders
Richland County EMS