(WFRV) – A man from Oshkosh is facing six charges for his alleged role in a Waupaca County crash that killed a pedestrian.
According to the Waupaca County Sheriff’s Office, 20-year-old Evan Barnick was arrested and charged for his alleged role in a deadly crash back in late October. Authorities say that on October 29 a report of a vehicle versus pedestrian crash came in.
The initial investigation reportedly showed that a vehicle was going on County Road W and allegedly hit a pedestrian who was helping another motorist. The vehicle reportedly did leave the scene but was found a short time later.
The driver, later identified as Barnick, was taken into custody, and alcohol was believed to be a factor. The pedestrian was later identified as Gerald Pagel.
Court records show that Barnick is charged with the following:
- Homicide by Intoxicated Use of Vehicle
- Hit and Run-Involve Death
- 1st-Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety
- OWI (3rd)
- Operating While Revoked
- Ignition Interlock Device Tampering/Failure to Install/Violate Court Order
He was scheduled to appear in court on November 6 for his initial appearance. No additional information was provided.