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Boyd Man Appears in Eau Claire County Court for Homicide

Saturday, November 9th, 2013 -- 6:46 AM

-A Boyd man made an appearance in Eau Claire County Court for a motion hearing regarding an accident that occurred in April of this year.

According to the Eau Claire County Sheriff?s Department, Andrew Schmitt, age 32, was the driver of the truck that hit a power pole on Highway N back in April. As a result of the accident another Boyd resident, Nicholas Neuenfeldt age 40, was killed.

Schmitt has one count of homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle, one count of homicide by negligent operation of a vehicle and one count of homicide by use of a vehicle filed against him.

During the hearing, the defenses? motion to suppress statements was denied. Schmitt will appear in court again in December.

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