May 24, 2022

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Fond du Lac County street rage incident displays increasing development

FOND DU LAC – A current highway rage incident during which a semi truck trailer was reportedly shot up by an indignant driver reflects a developing craze in aggressive driving nationwide, according to the American Automobile Association.

A preliminary listening to is scheduled Thursday in Fond du Lac County Circuit Court for 56-calendar year-previous Bradley Skoog of Illinois, who is facing several costs involving reckless endangerment of protection, criminal damage to residence and disorderly conduct using a dangerous weapon.

On Aug. 14 the driver of a semi truck trailer contacted Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office environment to report his truck had been shot at by an Illinois driver though he was touring west on Condition 23 about 11:30 p.m. in the city of Rosendale.

A quick time later Ripon law enforcement pulled around the Illinois driver, recognized as Skoog, and indicated there was a firearm in plain perspective within the car. The pistol was noticeably out of its holster and the hammer was cocked. A shell casing was observed on the driver’s facet of the vehicle. 

Skoog instructed deputies that he was just defending himself and that the “son of a bitch” tried to run him off the road and kill him. Skoog said that he fired his handgun in the air to defend himself and that ideally the other driver had uncovered not to “(expletive) with strangers,” courtroom information state.

A few bullet holes were being found in the trailer of the semi-truck and that there had been a number of shell casings identified on Condition 23 in close proximity to the location wherever Skoog described the capturing took place.

The truck driver instructed authorities that Skoog handed him on the correct just as he was having out of Rosendale and showed him his center finger. He continued driving and later on passed Skoog’s car, which was traveling at a minimized velocity of somewhere around 45 miles for every hour, court docket information condition.