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UPDATE: Madison man arrested after fatal crash on west side

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MADISON (WKOW) -- Madison police have arrested a 21-year-old man following a fatal crash over the weekend.

Officials say Lawrence Montgomery, of Madison, faces a charge of Homicide by Intoxicated Use of a Vehicle following Saturday's crash near the intersection of Tokay Boulevard and Odana Road.

Police say Montgomery was driving a Chevy Impala around 5:30 a.m. Saturday, when it went off the road and hit a tree.

According to police, one passenger, 21-year-old Richie Christie, of Waukesha, died from his injuries related to the single car crash. Another passenger, a 20-year-old woman from the Madison area, was taken to the hospital for serious head injuries. She remains in the hospital.

Madison police say their investigation into the crash continues.

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MADISON (WKOW) – A Waukesha man is killed in a crash in Madison over the weekend.

The Dane County Medical Examiner's office says Richie R. Christie, 21, was killed when a vehicle hit a tree early Saturday morning in the 5900 block of Odana Road. It happened just before 5:30 a.m.

Christie was the passenger in the vehicle. The driver was hurt too. Both were taken to the hospital with significant injuries. Authorities say Christie died a short time later. An autopsy will be done Monday.

Madison police say the driver of the vehicle is being processed for a possible OWI.

 

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