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SUSPECT WAS HUFFING; FACES MULTIPLE CHARGES

SUSPECT WAS HUFFING; FACES MULTIPLE CHARGES

On Saturday November 3, 2018 at 4:33pm Colten R Treu (age 21) of Chippewa Falls turned himself in to Officers from the City of Chippewa Falls Police. The passenger in the truck turned himself in to the City of Eau Claire Police at 3:54pm on the same day.

Both subjects gave statements to police which included that they had been intentionally inhaling chemical vapors which is commonly called “Huffing”, just prior to the accident. Colten R Treu has been arrested and confined in the Chippewa County Jail on 4 counts of Homicide by Negligent Use of a Motor Vehicle, 5 counts of Hit and Run and 4 counts of Homicide while intoxicated (use of inhalants).

Any persons who may have witnessed this accident are encouraged to contact the Lake Hallie Police Department.

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