Man accused of killing Chippewa Falls Girl Scouts appears in Rusk Co. Court

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Rusk County (WQOW) – Colten Treu, the man charged for the deaths of four people following November’s tragic Girl Scout crash, appeared in a Rusk County courtroom Tuesday.

Treu is charged with a number of drug-related crimes in Rusk County including felony possession of meth.

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News 18 reported about the Rusk County case back in November. Treu allegedly drove into a ditch and rolled his vehicle September 30. Investigators found drugs in his car after the crash.

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That incident was just over a month before the fatal crash in Chippewa Falls.

Tuesday, a preliminary hearing for the Rusk County charges was set for February 12.

He’s due back on January 30 for a review hearing in Chippewa County Court where he faces four counts of homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle among other charges.

Kristen Shill

Kristen Shill

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