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Suspected drunken driver causes crash that kills two

By: Associated Press//September 21, 2020//

Suspected drunken driver causes crash that kills two

By: Associated Press//September 21, 2020//

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TOWN OF MILTON, Wis. (AP) — Sheriff’s officials say a driver is expected to face homicide charges in a Rock County crash that killed two people.

The 68-year-old Muskego man driving an SUV was intoxicated when he drifted into the opposite lane on a county highway in the Town of Milton and collided head-on with a pickup truck Sunday afternoon, according to authorities.

A 68-year-old man and a 90-year-old woman, both from Black River Falls, died at the scene of the crash.

The driver of the SUV suffered life-threatening injuries. A female passenger in the SUV was also injured.

Rock County sheriff’s officials said the driver was arrested on possible charges of homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle, driving drunk and causing injury and operating while intoxicated, his third OWI.

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