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Hit and Run Crash - Town of Westport - UPDATE

March 27, 2009
Contact: Lt. Dan Bolch Phone: (608) 284-6155 FAX: (608) 284-6043
Sheriff's Office

Madison, WI. - At approximately 9:15 pm on Friday March 27, 2009, Dane County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a vehicle crash involving a bicyclist on Hwy M near Borchers Beach Rd. in the Town of Westport. The bicyclist was transported to a local hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries. The offending vehicle fled the scene but left behind the front license plate. The plate registration is 240 NNJ. It comes back to a 1999 Chevrolet Malibu 4 door grey in color. The vehicle is missing the front license plate and should have front end damage. If this vehicle is located or if anyone has any information where it is located, please contact the Dane County Sheriff’s Office by calling 911. The driver and vehicle involved in the crash were located. Lewis Burns Jr., 34 years old from Madison, was arrested for Hit and Run Causing Great Bodily Harm.