62-year-old Milwaukee woman crashes vehicle after spotting bug on leg

WASHINGTON  COUNTY -- The Washington County Sheriff's Office is investigating an accident that occurred Friday morning, October 21st in the area of Hwy 175 and Crooked Rd in the Town of Addison.

Authorities say the driver, a 62-year-old Milwaukee woman, was northbound on Hwy 175 when she observed a bug on her left leg.  At that time the driver, losing control of both her emotions and vehicle, traveled off the road and struck an arrow sign, a We Energies box and an electric pole.

The vehicle came to rest .1 mile after the pole.  The force of the collision split the pole lengthwise.

No additional details have been released.

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