Iron Ridge Man Accused Of Injuring Two Others In Drunken Crash

(Iron Ridge) An Iron Ridge man is accused of injuring two others during a drunken two-vehicle crash. Cory Lenhardt is facing a felony count of OWI Cause Injury Second Offense.

A sheriff’s deputy responded to the crash scene on Highway 67 in the village of Iron Ridge just before 7pm Monday, June 20th. The deputy reported that both victims complained of injuries, and he was able to see a laceration on one of their arms.

When the deputy questioned Lenhardt, the 44-year-old reportedly admitted to having two or three drinks. Lenhardt allegedly said (quote) “everywhere” when asked where he stopped after work and added that his insurance was (quote) “Mayville.” He blew a point-two-three-two (.232) during a preliminary breath test on a weak blow, according to the complaint.

If convicted, Lenhardt faces up to six years in prison. Cash bond was set at $500 during his initial appearance and a preliminary hearing is scheduled for July 28th.