Latest Hit-and-run News

Mourners say goodbye to 3 Girl Scouts, mother

Nov. 9, 2018 3:45 PM EST

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (AP) — Hundreds of mourners are saying goodbye to three Girl Scouts and a mother who were struck and killed while collecting trash along a rural highway in northwestern Wisconsin. At Chippewa Valley Bible Church Thursday, mourners filed past tables with children's drawings and easels...

Wisconsin town mourns Girl Scout, mom killed in hit-and-run

Nov. 8, 2018 7:57 PM EST

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (AP) — Teachers, family and friends said goodbye Thursday to a Girl Scout and her mother killed in a hit-and-run along a rural road in northwestern Wisconsin, with a minister telling mourners their "world has been crushed." Hundreds of mourners turned out for a funeral for 32-year-old...

Funerals scheduled for Girl Scouts, mother struck and killed

Nov. 7, 2018 1:20 PM EST

LAKE HALLIE, Wis. (AP) — Funeral arrangements are set for three Girl Scouts and a mother who were killed in a hit-and-run in rural northwestern Wisconsin. A funeral service for 32-year-old Sara Schneider and her 10-year-old daughter, Haylee Hickle, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Chippewa Valley...

Charges filed in hit-and-run that killed 4 in Wisconsin

Nov. 6, 2018 10:10 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Vehicular homicide charges were filed Tuesday against a 21-year-old man accused of inhaling chemical vapors before he crashed his truck into a group of Girl Scouts picking up trash along a highway, killing three children and one adult, Wisconsin prosecutors said Tuesday. The 11 charges...

Relatives struggle with Wisconsin deaths of Girl Scout, mom

Nov. 5, 2018 9:47 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Relatives of a Girl Scout and her mother who were killed in a hit-and-run crash in Wisconsin that also claimed the lives of two other girls struggled Monday to come to terms with their sudden, heartbreaking loss, saying "we all expect them to come back." Sara Jo Schneider, 32, and her...

The Latest: Girl Scout, mom killed in crash loved crafts

Nov. 5, 2018 5:57 PM EST

LAKE HALLIE, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the deaths of three Girl Scouts and a mother struck by a pickup truck along a rural Wisconsin highway (all times local): 4:55 p.m. The grandmother of one of three Girl Scouts killed in a Wisconsin hit-and-run crash says the child dreamed of being an animator and...

Wisconsin town mourns 3 Girl Scouts, 1 adult killed in crash

Nov. 4, 2018 10:34 PM EST

LAKE HALLIE, Wis. (AP) — A western Wisconsin community on Sunday was grieving the deaths of three Girl Scouts and a parent who were collecting trash along a rural highway when police say a pickup truck veered off the road and hit them before speeding away. Authorities have not released the names of the...

The Latest: Hundreds gather for vigil for Girl Scouts killed

Nov. 4, 2018 9:43 PM EST

LAKE HALLIE, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the hit-and-run deaths of several Girl Scouts and an adult in Wisconsin (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Hundreds of community members gathered outside an elementary school in Wisconsin to remember three Girl Scouts and a parent who were killed in a hit-and-run crash....

3 Girl Scouts, 1 adult killed in Wisconsin hit-and-run crash

Nov. 3, 2018 10:45 PM EDT

LAKE HALLIE, Wis. (AP) — A pickup truck lurched off a road in western Wisconsin Saturday and hit a group of Girl Scouts picking up trash in a ditch, leaving three girls and one adult dead and critically injuring a fourth girl, police said. Sgt. Daniel Sokup of the Lake Hallie Police Department said the...

Police say 3 Girl Scouts and one adult killed and 4th Girl Scout critically injured in Wisconsin hit-and-run crash

Nov. 3, 2018 8:13 PM EDT
LAKE HALLIE, Wis. (AP) — Police say 3 Girl Scouts and one adult killed and 4th Girl Scout critically injured in Wisconsin hit-and-run crash.