Man held on suspicion of killing father with vehicle

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STEVENS POINT, Wis. — A 44-year-old man is suspected of intentionally striking his father with a vehicle, according to Portage County sheriff’s officials.

The 76-year-old father was hit by the vehicle Monday in Amherst and later died of his injuries.

His son is in the Portage County Jail on a possible charge of first-degree intentional homicide. He’s expected to appear in court Wednesday.