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Viroqua man injured in early morning accident


August 28, 2019

The Vernon County Sheriff’s Department reported a single vehicle accident on County Road SS near Cook Hill Road, in Viroqua Township.

In the early morning hours of August 25, 2019, a vehicle driven by Evin Engen age 23, of rural Viroqua was traveling west on County Road SS when he lost control of his vehicle. He crossed the east bound lane, traveled over an embankment, striking a fence, traveling a short distance through a field, eventually striking a tree. The vehicle came to rest against a tree in a private driveway. The accident was not found until approximately 8:20 A.M. by a pedestrian.

Evin Engen was seriously injured as a result of the accident and was flown by Gundersen Air to Gundersen Health in LaCrosse, WI.

The accident remains under investigation by the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office.


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