Sheriff: Head-on crash involving an intoxicated driver kills 2 in Milton
MILTON, Wis. — Two people were killed in Milton in a head-on crash involving an intoxicated driver Sunday, officials said.
The Rock County Sheriff’s Office along with other first responders went to County Road N and Vogel Road just before 3:30 p.m.
Officials said a car with a 68-year-old man and a 90-year-old woman from Black River Falls was driving west in a Ford Edge. The car drifted into the eastbound lane and hit a Ford F-150 head-on. The 68-year-old and 90-year-old in the Ford Edge both died.
The sheriff’s office said 46-year-old Jason Zembroski, of Muskego, was the driver of the F-150.
Deputies said Zembroski was under the influence at the charge of the crash.
The sheriff’s office initially said Zembroski was arrested on suspicion of two counts of homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle, a third-offense operating while intoxicated charge, and two OWI causing injury charges.
However, in an updated release Monday afternoon, the sheriff’s office amended the tentative charges to a single count of third-offense OWI.
Zembroski has life-threatening injuries, according to the release. The 43-year-old woman who was his passenger was injured, but is expected to recover.
The Rock County Medical Examiner’s Office hasn’t yet identified the two people who were killed.
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