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Charges Filed Against Man Involved In Fatal Barron County Crash

Thursday, July 25th, 2013 at 6:11 am

Charges have been filed against a Fond du Lac County man who is suspected of driving while intoxicated when he got into a fatal crash Monday.

Gary Clark, 62, of Brandon has been charged with homicide by intoxicated use of vehicle and by negligent operation of a vehicle.

Deputies from the Barron County Sheriff’s Department told WEAU that Clark failed to stop at a stop sign at Highway 8 and hit a car on Monday night around 9 p.m.

The driver of the car, Kathleen Smith, 64, of Rice Lake died at the scene. A passenger, James Smith, 17, was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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