On Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at 8:10 AM, the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call reporting a two-vehicle crash on State Highway 82, east of Lafarge in the town of Stark.  Kendra J. Ravet, age 25, of Lafarge, WI was traveling west on State Highway 82.  Ravet started to make a left turn onto a field road.  Kenneth Markham, age 70, of Elkhorn, WI and his passenger Michael Zibell, age 67, of Cambridge WI were also traveling west on State Highway 82 in a pick-up truck pulling a stock trailer with three horses.  Markam’s vehicle struck Ravet vehicle.  Both vehicles came to rest in the east bond lane.  Both Markham and Zibell were wearing their seat belts at the time of the crash.  Ravet was not wearing a seat belt.  Ravet was transported by ambulance for minor injuries.  The horses were not injured during the crash.

The accident remains under investigation.