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Illinois man charged in crash that killed passenger

September 14, 2018

OCONTO, Wis. (AP) — An Illinois man is charged with driving drunk and causing the death of a passenger in a Wisconsin crash.

Authorities say 54-year-old Joseph Gallagher died when a car driven by Guy Maras left an Oconto County road and crashed into a tree stump in the town of Underhill on July 29.

The 54-year-old Naperville man is charged with three felonies, including homicide by intoxicated use of a motor vehicle. Court records do not list an attorney for Maras. He’s due in court for an initial appearance Sept. 24.

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