Truck Driver Arrested in Deadly Western Wis. Crash

Updated: 04/24/2013 12:32 PM By: Leslie Dyste

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.

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