A 21-year-old Monroe man faces homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle charges following a two-car crash that killed a 10-year-old boy from Stoughton Monday afternoon, according to the Green County Sheriff's Department.
The crash happened on Wisconsin Highway 59 west of Albany about 5:40 p.m. Monday.
According to the sheriff's department, Trevor McGuire, 21, was driving his pickup west on 59 when he crossed the centerline and hit a minivan going eastbound.
The mini-van was driven by Matthew Iverson, 35, of Stoughton, and had three children inside, ages 7, 10, and 13. The 10 year old passenger in the minivan was pronounced dead at the scene from injuries sustained in the crash, according to the sheriff's department.
Iverson was taken by helicopter to UW Hospital in Madison with life-threatening injuries, according to the sheriff's department. The other two children were taken by ambulance for minor injuries.
The sheriff's department said an investigation showed that McGuire had been drinking alcohol before the crash. McGuire was arrested after being released from the hospital and taken to jail. He faces numerous charges as a result of the crash.
Everyone involved was wearing seat belts at the time of the crash, according to the sheriff's department. This is the sixth fatal accident of the year in Green County.