Rollover accident in Clinton - Press Release

April 03, 2018

Vernon County Sheriff John B. Spears reports a single-vehicle rollover occurred Tuesday morning April 3, 2018, at approximately 9:00 AM, in the town of Clinton, just southeast of Cashton, WI.

Bruce A. VonRuden, age 43, of rural Viroqua, WI was operating a small pickup truck eastbound on Ogden Avenue when he encountered ice due to freezing rain. The vehicle travelled off the left side of the roadway into a shallow ditch, re-entered the roadway and rolled onto its left, or the driver’s side. The vehicle slid sideways and came to rest in the roadway.

VonRuden suffered possible injuries and was assisted from his vehicle by the Cashton Fire Department. VonRuden will seek medical treatment, on his own, at Vernon Memorial Healthcare.

Assisting the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office were the Cashton Fire Department and Cashton First Responders.

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