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1 teen dead, one arrested on homicide charges in Barron County

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Barron County (Press Release) - On Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 4:33 a.m., the Barron County Sheriff's Department received  a report of a semi vs. pedestrian accident on Highway 8 west of Cameron in the Town of Stanley.

Upon arrival, it was discovered that a semi driven by Duane E. Nelson, 51, of Almena was traveling east on Highway 8 when he saw a male running east in the west bound lane of Highway 8. Nelson attempted to stop and move over but the running man turned towards the semi and into the path of it.

The man, identified as Alex Hill, 18, of Cameron was struck by the semi. Hill was transported to Mayo Hospital in Barron and flown to the Mayo hospital in Eau Claire where he later died.

The investigation into his death, lead to the arrest of Dorien Hash, 17, of Barron for 1st degree reckless homicide. The investigation uncovered that Hash had provided Hill with a hallucinogen drug during the night.

The case remains under investigation by the Barron County Sheriff's Department and the Wisconsin State Patrol.

Deputies from the Barron County Sheriff's Department, Mayo Ambulance, Barron Fire Department, Barron Police Department, Cameron First Responders, Cameron Fire department and May helicopter were dispatched to the scene.

Click here to read the Dorien Hash criminal complaint

 

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