Court records: Man arrested for OWI in Green County served time for 2002 homicide
GREEN COUNTY, Wis. — A man involved in a fatal crash Friday night served prison time for a fatal hit-and-run in 2002.
Around 6 p.m. Friday, Green County deputies responded to a fatal two-vehicle crash in the W600 block of STH 11, Town of Spring Grove. They said the crash was caused by an intoxicated driver who fell asleep at the wheel.
The deputies’ investigation revealed that 44-year-old Nathan L. Leopold fell asleep, crossed the center line and crashed into a vehicle being driven by a 70-year-old Juda resident.
The 70-year-old was pronounced dead at the crash site. A 12-year-old child who was in the car was injured.
The sheriff’s office says Leopold was under the influence of drugs.
Court records show Leopold served five years and seven months in prison after pleading no contest to hitting 28-year-old Aimee Kubler while she was jogging down Highway J-G in 2002. Leopold was also under the influence during that fatal accident.
Leopold is now in the Rock County Jail facing new OWI charges.
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