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Bond set at $1,500 in fatal drunken driving crash

Posted at 7:02 AM, Apr 23, 2020

MADISON, Wis. (Wisconsin State Journal) — A criminal complaint filed in Dane County says a teenage driver told police he was “kinda wasted” when he crashed a car into the back of a parked semi, killing his friend.

Nineteen-year-old Donovan Luz-Torres is charged with homicide by drunken driving and driving without a valid license causing death.

The State Journal reports the complaint says Luz-Torres had a blood alcohol content of 0.17%, more than twice the legal limit to drive.

Eighteen-year-old Justin Wixom, of Fitchburg, was killed in the crash early Sunday.

A court commissioner set bond at $1,500 Wednesday. Luz-Torres’ attorney says it’s likely the defendant’s family will post bond.

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