Southwest Wisconsin authorities are investigating a traffic accident involving a Northeast Iowa motorist.


It happened shortly after 9am Tuesday (May 15) at the intersection of State Highway 35 and Highway 82 in Freeman Township in rural Crawford County.

80 year old Wayne Hovden of Ridgeway, Iowa, was stopped at the stop sign, waiting to make a left turn. 67 year old Albert Close of Ferryville was making a left turn pulling a boat and trailer.

Hovden pulled out and struck the side of Close's boat and trailer. No one was injured.