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UPDATE: No homicide charges for driver of vehicle that was hit

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UPDATE: The DA now says the driver of the vehicle that was hit will still face OWI charges, but they will not pursue the two homicide charges. READ MORE


UPDATE (WKOW) - Rock County Sheriff's officials Monday said the county's district attorney is reviewing the tentative charges against the surviving driver of a fatal, two-vehicle crash in Milton.

Authorities say a 68-year old driver from Black River Falls crossed the center line with his SUV of County Highway N in Milton Sunday and hit a pick up truck head on. Officials say the driver and his passenger were killed. Authorities say the driver of the pick up, 43-year old Jason Zembroski, has life threatening injuries. Authorities also say Zembroski was arrested on tentative charges including two counts of homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle and third offense OWI.

A Rock County Sheriff's captain says District Attorney David O'Leary is reviewing the tentative charges supporting Zembroski's arrest and may amend the tentative charges by dropping the homicide charges.

The names of the fatal victims and any reason for the erratic driving of the SUV has yet to be released.


MILTON (WKOW) -- Authorities say two people are dead after a head-on crash in Rock County Sunday afternoon.

Rock County sheriff's officials say a 68-year-old man was driving on Highway N near Vogel Road in the town of Milton around 3:30 p.m. when his SUV crossed into oncoming traffic and hit a pickup truck.

The Black River Falls man and his passenger, a 90-year-old woman, both died in the crash.

Authorities say the driver of the pickup truck, Jason Zembroski, has life-threatening injuries. His passenger, a 43-year-old woman, has non-life threatening injuries. Both are from Muskego.

Investigators determined Zembroski was intoxicated at the time of the crash. He has been arrested, facing two counts of homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle, third offense OWI and two counts of OWI causing injury.

Rock County Medical Examiner's Office will release the names of the two who died.

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