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Illinois man held in fatal crash in SE Wisconsin

Posted: Sunday, June 16, 2013 --- 7:12 p.m.

TOWN OF WALWORTH, Wis. (AP) -- An Illinois man suspected of drunken driving is facing charges for a crash that left him severely injured and killed a man in southeastern Wisconsin.

The Walworth County Sheriff's Office says the Woodstock, Ill., man was driving a Jeep with three other passengers when it left the road and struck a tree just before 7:45 a.m. Saturday. Twenty-two-year-old Kevin D. Green, of Fontana, Wis., died later at a Milwaukee-area hospital. One other passenger was hospitalized with serious injuries, while another had no apparent injuries.

The sheriff's office says the driver is being held in a Wisconsin hospital and will have a bond hearing when he gets medical clearance. He's being held on suspicion of operating while intoxicated-homicide and causing injury by intoxicated use of a motor vehicle.

Copyright 2013: Associated Press


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