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Witkus sentenced to five years

Wausau (WAOW) - The Marshfield man accused of killing a baby in a crash with a buggy is sentenced to three and a half years in prison.

Brian Witkus also receives five years of extended supervision.

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The Marshfield man accused of killing a baby during a crash will be sentenced today

Brian Witkus pleaded guilty to negligent use a of vehicle.

Investigators say he crashed his van into a horse-drawn buggy, killing 6-week-old Ada Mae Miller.

He was originally charged with homicide by intoxicated and negligent use of a vehicle.

Prosecutors dropped the first charge saying the state does not have enough evidence to prove Witkus was intoxicated at the time of the crash.

 

Online reporter: Kristen Rietz

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