Truck driver arrested in fatal crash

CREATED Apr 24, 2013

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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) -- The driver of a truck has been arrested in a crash that killed a passenger in Eau Claire County.

Forty-year-old Nicholas Neuenfeldt, of Boyd, died last Friday when the truck hit a power pole near Augusta. The driver was injured in the crash that temporarily knocked out power in the area.

WEAU-TV reports sheriff's officials are recommending charges of homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle and homicide by negligent use of a vehicle.


Information from: WEAU-TV,