MONDAY 1/6/20 7:59 a.m.
MILWAUKEE, Wis. (WFRV) — A 44-year-old man is facing numerous charges after a New Year’s Day crash in Milwaukee that killed a Manitowoc woman.
Local 5 affiliate CBS 58 reports that Eugene Scull was driving a Ford Expedition SUV on 35th Street just before 3 a.m. when he lost control, crossing into the northbound lanes.
The SUV then collided with a Chevy Camaro driven by a 28-year-old Manitowoc man. That man was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to officials.
A passenger in the Camaro, a 27-year-old Manitowoc woman, was pronounced dead at the scene.
CBS 58 says a passenger in Scull’s car was also injured.
Court documents report that while on scene, officials noticed Scull was exhibiting signs of intoxication and admitted to being at a social club and drinking earlier in the night.
Scull’s blood alcohol concentration was measured at .159, according to CBS 58.
He now faces charges of Homicide by Intoxicated Use of Vehicle, Homicide by Use of Vehicle with PAC, Injury by Intoxicated Use/Vehicle, and Injury by Use of Vehicle with PAC. According to court records, Scull is being held on a $50,000 bond and, if convicted, he faces 70 years in prison.
Manitowoc woman killed in Milwaukee crash, man arrested
THURSDAY 1/2/20 6:28 a.m.
MILWAUKEE, Wis. (WFRV) — A 27-year-old Manitowoc woman has died after an early morning crash on New Year’s Day.
Milwaukee Police told Local 5 affiliate CBS 58 that a 44-year-old man was speeding southbound on North 35th Street at around 3 a.m. and struck the woman’s vehicle, which was traveling northbound.
A 28-year-old Manitowoc man in the struck vehicle was taken to an area hospital with minor injuries.
CBS 58 reports that the 44-year-old man did not have a valid driver’s license. He was arrested and criminal charges are expected to be filed this week, according to police.
Alcohol is also suspected to have played a role in the crash.