Wednesday, August 21, 2013

8-22-13 highway 23 fatal update-sheriff's office asking public for help

The Fond du lac County Sheriff’s Office continues to ask anyone who may have witnessed a fatal automobile crash on Highway 23 to come forward with information.  Fifty one year old Laurie Garcia is charged with one count of homicide by negligient use of a motor vehicle.  The Plymouth woman remains in the Fond du lac County Jail in lieu of $25,000 cash bail.  Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Captain Rick Olig says Garcia is accused of causing the crash after she was passing a number of vehicles, causing one of the vehicles to take evasive action.  The accident happened at 5;30 am Wednesday August 14th on Highway 23 near Seven Hills Road.   The victim, 53 year old Kathleen Fee, of Fond du lac was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected  from her vehicle and pronouonced dead at the scene.  Olig says Garcia was later arrested on Highway 151 near Wonser Road and claims she was unaware of the accident she allegedly caused.     A preliminary hearing for Garcia is scheduled for September 12th.

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