One injured in Butler County accident

One man was injured in an accident near Greene on Monday.

Winter weather Monday, February 5 accounted for one injury in a two-vehicle accident south of Greene at the intersection of Highway 14 and C-23.

     According to the Butler County Sheriff’s Department, Derek Heitland of Sheffield was following a snow plow north on Highway 14. At the intersection, Heitland attempted to turn left onto C23. Due to blowing snow, Heitland failed to see a southbound pickup driven by Michael Wise of Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The vehicles collided head on.

     Both vehicles were totaled. Heitland was transported by Greene EMS to the Waverly ER for treatment.


Read more in the February 15 edition of the STAR or Tribune.