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NEW: Man accused of killing 4 in Girl Scout crash facing new charges

Rusk County (WQOW) – New charges were filed Wednesday in Rusk County against Colten Treu, the man accused of crashing into a group of Girl Scouts killing four people in Chippewa County.

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Now, Treu is being charged with a number of drug-related crimes in Rusk County – including possession of methamphetamine.

As News 18 first reported in November, there was an ongoing case there after Treu drove into a ditch and rolled his vehicle September 30, just 34 days before the fatal crash in Chippewa County.

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He is due back in Rusk County court on January 8 for an initial appearance.

Kristen Shill

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