|7/15/2020 8:31:00 AM|
July 4 crash claims life of Stoughton man
The Iowa County Sheriff's Department is still investigating a chain of events that left a 53 year old Stoughton man dead after his vehicle was involved in a crash with a farm tractor and another vehicle Saturday, July 4.
Sheriff's Department personnel along with the State Patrol, Dodgeville Fire Department and Dodgeville EMS were called to the accident at 4754 State Road 23 at 11:07 a.m. where they found Brian E. Lind deceased and three others injured who were then transported for medical attention with non-life threatening injuries.
According to a release from the ICSD Lind's 1989 Mustang and a John Deere farm tractor collided when the tractor was turning left into a private driveway. The Lind vehicle continued on to strike a 2007 Hyundi SUV which was exiting the private driveway. The SUV was driven by Michael J. Kiep, 61, Wheaton, IL.
Lind's passenger, Diana S. Lind, 61 along with Kiep and his passenger, Teresa Richardson, 56, also of Wheaton,IL were transported for medical attention. The 18 year old driver of the tractor was not injured.
Lind was pronounced deceased at the scene by Iowa County Cororner, Wendall Hamlin.
The reported noted that the Linds were wearing seatbelts. It is not known if seatbelts were in use in the Kiep vehicle.
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