November 06, 2018 05:31 PM
Court records show the driver authorities suspect was huffing before hitting and killing three Girl Scouts and a mother in Wisconsin on Saturday has been charged with four counts of homicide by intoxicated use of vehicle, four counts of hit-and-run involving death, one count of hit-and-run involving great bodily harm, one count of bail jumping and one count of intentionally abusing a hazardous substance.
On Monday, a Chippewa County judge set bond for 21-year-old Colten Treu at $250,000. The district attorney said Treu and a friend bought an air duster from Walmart Saturday morning and were huffing it in the car when the friend realized Treu wasn't driving straight.
The victims were picking up trash in a ditch in Lake Hallie, Wisconsin when the crash occurred. A fourth girl is in critical condition in Rochester.
Treu had his license taken away for six months on a drunk driving charge in 2014, was cited for underage drinking in 2015 and was just arrested in September for driving with a controlled substance in Rusk County, Wisconsin.
According to court records for that incident, Treu crashed his vehicle in a ditch and left the scene.
Police later found drugs inside the vehicle
Updated: November 06, 2018 05:31 PM
Created: November 06, 2018 01:45 PM
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