UPDATED: Tuesday, September 18, 2012 --- 10:40 a.m.
OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) -- An Oshkosh woman is accused of driving drunk and killing a pedestrian.
Forty-five-year-old Tina Trepanier is charged with three felonies, including homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle. A witness told investigators Gina Micheln was sitting in the middle of the street in Oshkosh when she was struck by a speeding SUV Sept. 7. Prosecutors say a Breathalyzer test showed Trepanier had a blood alcohol level nearly twice the legal limit.
Police say a second car hit Micheln after she was struck by the SUV. Authorities are still looking for that vehicle. Trepanier is scheduled back in court Sept. 27.
Information from: WLUK-TV, http://www.fox11online.com
Copyright 2012: Associated Press
Posted: Saturday, September 8, 2012 --- 5:20p.m.
OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) -- A 53-year-old woman is dead after being struck by two vehicles in Oshkosh.
Police say a 45-year-old female driver from Oshkosh struck a 53-year-old woman, who was in the roadway. A sports utility vehicle then hit the injured pedestrian as she lay in the street at about 1:50 a.m. Friday.
She died at a local hospital.
The Oshkosh Northwestern reports (http://oshko.sh/NSW1CP ) the driver of the first vehicle was taken into custody. Detectives believe alcohol may have played a role in the crash.
Police are looking for the driver of the sports utility vehicle.
The victim's name is being withheld pending notification of her family.
Information from: Oshkosh Northwestern, http://www.thenorthwestern.com
Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.
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