Chippewa Co. (WQOW) - A young man from Cornell has been charged in the death of his friend.
Friday in Chippewa County, a vehicular homicide charge was filed against Brady Wolfe. Last August, police said Wolfe was driving a car that failed to stop at a red light on Hastings Way and drove under the trailer of a semi that was turning onto Melby Street. Wolfe was seriously injured. His passenger, Caston Arnold, died. He was 19.
Investigators say they spoke with a friend who claims Wolfe admitted huffing as he drove to his house in Eau Claire, about two hours before the crash happened. Police say they found two aerosol cans in Wolfe's car. Wolfe's friend also told police they smoked marijuana. A police report indicates that a crime lab test showed THC was detected in Wolfe's blood. The report also says, "This is consistent with the findings of the crash reconstructionist that Wolfe's reaction time was affected."
He's been charged with homicide by a vehicle, use of a controlled substance, which is a felony. He also faces two misdemeanors, including abusing a hazardous substance. He'll make his first court appearance in March.
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