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Trempealeau man arrested after fatal auto crash

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Trempealeau County police arrested a 39-year-old Trempealeau man after a fatal auto crash June 16.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, Micah Harris had a detectable amount of a restricted substance in his blood as he drove a pickup truck that collided with a passenger vehicle operated by Monica Knepper, 57, Trempealeau. The sheriff’s office reported that Harris’ truck crossed the center line on Hwy. 35 near Bemis Street and struck Knepper’s vehicle head-on.

Knepper was pronounced dead at the scene. Harris sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital.

The sheriff’s office was assisted at the scene by the Trempealeau Police Department, Trempealeau Fire Department and First Responders, Tri-State Ambulance and Winona Ambulance.(tncms-asset)925fed17-53da-505f-a97c-cc0e717047a8[0](/tncms-asset)


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