Trempealeau police officer cited for failure to yield after crash in village

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VILLAGE OF TREMPEALEAU, Wis. (WKBT) — A city of Trempealeau police officer was cited for failure to yield the right of way at a stop sign in connection with a collision between a squad car and another vehicle at about 5:45 p.m. Monday.

The officer, who was on duty in a marked police vehicle, was involved in a collision with another vehicle near Third and Fremont streets in the Village of Trempealeau, according to a news release from the Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Office.

The officer eventually was cited for failure to yield right of way from a stop sign. Gundersen Tri-State Ambulance took one individual who had minor injuries to Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse for treatment.

The sheriff’s office, which was in charge of the investigation and reconstruction of the crash, still is investigating and hasn’t released names.

Assisting agencies besides the sheriff’s office and Tri-State included the Trempealeau Fire Department and First Responders and the Galesville Police Department.

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