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East Dubuque man charged with drunk driving in fatal crash

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Herbert Gruel faces Homicide by Intoxicated Use of a Motor Vehicle Herbert Gruel faces Homicide by Intoxicated Use of a Motor Vehicle
GRANT COUNTY, Wis. (KWWL) -

A Hazel Green, Wis. man has died after being hit by a truck while walking in Grant County. Officials say 79-year-old Robert Hoppman and his wife, Elizabeth, were walking south on CTH Z near Murphy Road Tuesday night when an East Dubuque, Ill. man veered to the edge of the road and struck Robert.  Robert was pronounced dead at the scene. Elizabeth was not hit or injured.

The driver of the truck, 75-year-old Herbert Gruel, was not injured. He was taken to the Grant County Jail. He is charged with Homicide by Intoxicated Use of a Motor Vehicle.

 

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