UPDATE: Man dies after UTV crash in Lafayette County

LAFAYETTE CO. (WKOW) — Sheriff Reg Gill provided an update on UTV crash that occurred earlier in the month on the Cheese Country Trail. Gill wrote in a press release on Monday that the victim, identified as 41-year-old Cory Williams, died on Saturday as a result of his injuries.

*****

LAFAYETTE CO (WKOW)  — A Janesville man is in critical condition following a late Sunday afternoon UTV accident in Lafayette County.

Cory A Williams, 41, of Janesville  was traveling eastbound on the Cheese Country Trail when he lost control of the 2016 UTV causing it to roll multiple times, according to Lafayette County Sheriff Reg Gill.

The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting the crash on the trail near Gille Lane in Gratiot Township.

Lafayette County Sheriff’s Deputies, Gratiot Fire and First Response, Darlington Area Ambulance Service and Green County EMS were paged and responded.

Williams was found unresponsive and not breathing, according to Gill.

A passenger in the UTV, Heidi M. Weber, 28, of Monroe, suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Williams was transported to Memorial Hospital of Lafayette County and then transferred by Med Flight to University Hospital in Madison.

Weber was transported to the Monroe Hospital Emergency Room, according to Gill.

The incident remains under investigation by the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Office in cooperation with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

adwpadmin

adwpadmin

More News

Madison
56°
Janesville
59°
Portage
52°
Watertown
56°
Wednesday high temps to be 10-15° below average in southern Wisconsin

Wednesday high temps to be 10-15° below average in southern Wisconsin

 MADISON (WKOW) – A cold front brought widespread showers and a few storms Tuesday afternoon, but that system is

Connect With 27 News
Top Stories

7 establishments in Dane Co. close doors amid fears of ICE officers, 20 arrested

Latino Chamber of Commerce said they believe about seven businesses have had to shut their doors because not enough employees

Fire damages town of Sun Prairie apartment

Several people can't stay in their home Tuesday night after an apartment fire in the town of Sun Prairie.

Black Earth community looks to FEMA for help after flooding

It's a new normal for many people in the Village of Black Earth, one month after record flooding damaged many

I-39/90 expansion ahead of schedule

Good news for drivers in southern Wisconsin. Governor Scott Walker announced in Milton on Tuesday that the work along I-39/90

Walker outraises Evers in August, has more money on hand

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican Gov. Scott Walker has outraised opponent Tony Evers in August, despite an influx of cash

Scroll to top
Skip to content