Man Killed in Suspected Drunken Driving Crash Found at Hospital
TOWN OF ALBANY, Wis. (CHANNEL 3000)- A man killed in a rollover crash in Green County had left the scene and was taken to a hospital in Madison, according to a release from the Green County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies were called at 3:15 a.m. to County Road E at Attica Road in the Town of Albany on a report of a single-vehicle crash.
Deputies found a truck that was involved in a crash, but no one was at the scene. They said the truck had been traveling north when it entered the west ditch and overturned several times.
The Oregon Police Department located the driver, Brett A. Leutenegger, 21, of Oregon, at an address in Oregon. Leutenegger was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital where he was treated for injuries.
Madison police contacted deputies about a man who had been pronounced dead by the Dane County Coroner’s Office at Meriter Hospital. Deputies said the man was a passenger that had been in the truck during the time of the crash.
Sheriff’s officials said they are investigating how the man got to the hospital. The passenger’s identification is being withheld, pending notification of family.
Leutenegger was cited for first-offense operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.