UPDATE: Victim in Sun Prairie OWI homicide crash identified

UPDATE (WKOW) — The Dane County Medical Examiner has released the identity of the person who died Sunday in an OWI crash in the town of Sun Prairie.

The medical examiner said Tuesday Kevin G. Sylve, 60, of Sun Prairie died from injuries sustained in the crash.

Additional testing is underway.


UPDATE (WKOW) — Dane County sheriff’s officials say one person is dead after an OWI crash in the town of Sun Prairie.

Investigators believe a pickup truck tried to pass a car on Highway T as it was turning into a driveway. The truck hit the driver’s side of the car, leaving both people inside with significant injuries. The pickup truck driver had minor injuries.

Authorities say the driver of the car died at the site of the crash. The person in the passenger seat was airlifted to a hospital.

Nicholas J. Hanley, of Sun Prairie, has been arrested for homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle and fourth offense OWI-causing injury. Hanley also faces traffic citations.

Everyone was wearing their seatbelt.

Nicholas Hanley


SUN PRAIRIE (WKOW) — Authorities are investigating after a crash in the town of Sun Prairie Sunday afternoon.

Fire officials in Sun Prairie say two cars crashed in the 2600 block of Highway T around 4 p.m. on October 14. Two people were trapped inside one of the vehicles and firefighters had to cut the car to get them out.

One person who was taken out of the car was taken to a hospital. MedFlight had also been called in to respond to the crash, according to fire officials.

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