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No contest plea in Madison drunken driving death

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A Waunakee woman has pleaded no contest to homicide by drunken driving in the death of a University of Wisconsin student.

Twenty-one-year-old Alexandra Ihm died in March 2017 from a pulmonary embolism as she recovered from injuries she received when she was struck by a car in Madison. A criminal complaint attributed the pulmonary embolism to her injuries.

Twenty-five-year-old Nicole Bruns drove away after striking Ihm and was arrested a short time later. The complaint says her blood alcohol level was nearly twice the legal limit to drive.

The State Journal says Bruns is facing up to 25 years of combined prison and extended supervision.

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