Charges filed in Hit and Run of a Germantown Man who Died Riding His Bicycle

Criminal charges have been filed in the fatal hit and run of a Germantown man on his bicycle in August, according to Germantown Police Department.

The incident happened on Sunday August 23, 2015, at 8:15pm.

Adam R Neuhaus, a 31-year-old resident of Menomonee Falls, was charged Thursday with homicide by Negligent Use of a Motor Vehicle, and Hit and Run Causing Injury.

Keith L Habenicht, 50-year-old, Germantown resident was operating his bicycle southbound on Appleton Avenue north of Mequon Road.

He was struck from behind and killed.

On August 24, Neuhaus’s attorney contacted the Germantown Police Department to make arrangements to turn over Neuhaus’s 2004 silver Mazda.

Police believe it was the striking vehicle in the fatal hit and run.

Neuhaus was arrested on August 24. However, he refused to make a statement and was unwilling to cooperate with the investigation.

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