Man facing tentative hit-and-run charges in connection with deadly Schroeder Road crash

MADISON, Wis. — Madison police are recommending a set of hit-and-run charges for a man believed to be responsible for a deadly crash that killed a local high school student and injured two others.

Police said the suspect, who has been in police custody on a probation hold since the crash, is facing tentative charges of hit-and-run involving death and hit-and-run involving great bodily harm.

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Fourteen-year-old Jeremiah Broomfield, a freshman at La Follette High School, died of injuries he suffered in the crash, according to the Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office. Authorities said a 12-year-old passenger suffered serious injuries, including broken bones, while the driver of the vehicle Broomfield was in suffered minor injuries.

News 3 Now is not naming the suspect at this time as part of a policy not to name suspects until they have been formally charged in court. The man is currently being held in the Dane County Jail.