Vernon, County - A single-vehicle crash occurred Sunday morning, May 3, 2020, at approximately 11:00 AM, in the town of Kickapoo. Graciella Joy Mickelsen, age 16, of rural Viroqua, WI was operating a passenger car northbound on Riley Road.
The vehicle was traveling downhill, just north of Kolstad Road and the operator lost control on the gravel surface. The vehicle went off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree. The operator sustained possible minor injuries. A passenger, Cheryl Lynn Mickelsen, age 56, also of rural Viroqua was also injured and she was extricated from the passenger side of the vehicle by the Readstown and Viroqua Fire Departments. Both were transported to Vernon Memorial Healthcare in Viroqua, WI by Readstown EMS. Both were treated and released Sunday afternoon.