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Attorney files motion to dismiss case against Skyler Crouse

WNYT Staff
Updated: January 15, 2020 12:20 PM
Created: January 15, 2020 11:53 AM

An attorney for the man who is accused of starting a high-speed police chase, which killed an innocent man last year, is filing a motion to have the case dismissed.

NewsChannel 13’s media partners at The Post-Star obtained new court documents in the case against the driver, Skyler Crouse.

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The Post-Star reports that Crouse’s attorney is claiming that Crouse crashed his pick up because his tires deflated from spike strips set up by state police.

The documents also reveal that Crouse allegedly said he fled from police because he was quote “late for a birthday party.”    

The chase reached well over 100 miles per hour at times, and ended when Crouse crashed into a pick-up truck on the exit ramp for exit 25. The crash killed Joseph Turcot, a well-known boat builder in the Horicon area.


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