Two people have been treated for

injuries at Southwest Health Center

in Platteville after a car hit a Lafayette

County snowplow on Sunday afternoon.

Lafayette County authorities say

24-year-old Harrison T. Hansen and

74-year-old Paula M. Hobbins…both of

Fitchburg…were taken to the hospital

by the Belmont E M S. Hansen was

reportedly driving south on Highway-151

in the Town of Belmont, when he hit the

snowplow from behind. The snowplow

was being driven by 64-year-old

David Bockhop of Belmont. Authorities

say Bockhop had all emergency lights

activated on the truck, at the time of

the crash. Bockhop wasn’t injured.

Hansen’s car has extensive damage

and had to be towed from the scene.

The snowplow has moderate damage.

Hansen has been cited for driving too

fast for conditions.


Belmont Firefighters helped at the


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