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Man Arrested for Fatal Crash in Augusta


Police have made an arrest in a crash That killed a man near Augusta Friday afternoon..

The Eau Claire County Sheriff's Department says Andrew J. Schmitt was the driver of the truck that hit a power pole.

40-year-old Nicholas Neuenfeldt of Boyd was killed in the crash. Officers say charges of homicide by intoxicated use of a motor vehicle and homicide by negligent operation of a motor vehicle have been referred to the Eau Claire County District Attorney's Office.

The crash happened on Highway N. It took down power lines and knocked out power to about 20 homes for nearly two hours.






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