Man charged in Feb. crash that killed couple in Dane County
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A rural Stoughton man is now charged in a traffic crash that killed a couple in Dane County in February.
Twenty-five-old Brandon Ballweg was charged Monday with two counts of second-degree reckless homicide. Ballweg also is charged with two counts of homicide by driving with a detectable amount of a restricted controlled substance in his blood.
The complaint says a blood analysis found evidence of marijuana and cocaine in Ballweg's body.
The crash happened Feb. 12 on Madison's East Side. Killed were 37-year-old Kirk U'Ren of Cottage Grove and his 34-year-old wife, Jennifer Steiner. The couple were on their way to a Badgers basketball game.
The Wisconsin State Journal reports Ballweg was jailed on $150,000 bail after appearing in court.