Officials ID man killed in Sun Prairie crash

Man arrested in connection with crash
Officials ID man killed in Sun Prairie crash

Dane County officials have identified the man who died from injuries suffered in a crash early Tuesday morning.

Conor J. Dunleavy, 20, of Madison, was a passenger in a 2009 Volkswagen Beetle that was rear-ended on County Highway N, one-tenth of a mile north of Bailey Road in Sun Prairie.

Dunleavy died at a Madison hospital on Wednesday from injuries suffered in the crash.

Dane County sheriff’s deputies said Lawren E. Prisk, 43, of Madison, was driving a 2007 Pontiac Roadster and rear-ended the Volkswagen Beetle.

The driver of the Volkswagen Beetle, a 24-year-old Sun Prairie woman, was transported to the University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison with non-life-threatening injuries.

Prisk was taken to UW Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Sheriff’s officials said alcohol and excessive speed were contributing factors in the crash.

Detectives arrested Prisk on charges of homicide by intoxicated use of a motor vehicle and causing injury while operating while intoxicated.

Prisk currently remains hospitalized, but he will be booked into the Dane County Jail upon his release, sheriff’s officials said. 

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