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Man arrested for OWI-homicide after crash in Walworth Co.

Walworth Co. deputies have arrested a man after a fatal crash Sunday.

Craig Michael Seefeldt

Posted Monday, October 14, 2013 --- 10:51 a.m.

Walworth Co. deputies have arrested a man after a fatal crash Sunday.

It happened shortly before 5:00 p.m. on Highway 89 south of Island Road in the Town of Whitewater.

Deputies say a SUV was slowing down to enter a driveway when it was hit from behind by a car. The SUV rolled into the ditch.

40-year-old Melissa Patrick was ejected during the crash. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

A female juvenile passenger was taken to the hospital with what authorities are calling moderate injuries.

The driver of the car, 50-year-old Craig Michael Seefeldt, was arrested. Authorities are recommending charges of OWI-Homicide, OWI-Causing Injury and Reckless Driving-Endangering Safety.


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