MONROE MAN KILLED BY LOOSE TRAILER.(LOCAL/WISCONSIN)
A 47-year-old Monroe man was killed after an empty trailer came detached and struck the car he was driving in the town of Mount Pleasant on Saturday.
William C. Ladwig, 46, Monroe, was driving a truck that was pulling an empty cattle chute trailer southbound on Highway 69 when the trailer detached, crossed into the northbound lane and struck the Monroe man's car, according to Green County Sheriff's Department.
Four other people in the car were taken to Monroe Clinic Hospital with non-life threatening injuries, deputies said.
A passing motorist notified the sheriff's department of the crash around 8:10 p.m.