Juda man killed in crash


Nathan Leopold was convicted in a hit and run death in Dane County 15 years ago.  Leopold struck 28 year old Aimee Stamm Kubler as she jogged along Highway JG on April 18th of 2002. Leopold was sentenced to 7 years in prison. 


From the Green County Sheriff's Dept: 

On Friday October 20th, 2017 at 6:10 PM deputies responded to a two vehicle crash with injuries in the W600 block of STH 11, Town of Spring Grove. Investigation revealed that Nathan L. Leopold, 44, of Janesville, was eastbound on STH 11 when he reported that he fell asleep. Leopold’s vehicle crossed the centerline and collided with a westbound vehicle operated by David P. Leck, 70, of Juda.

A passenger in Leck's vehicle was identified as Emily E. Withee, 12, of Brodhead. Withee was wearing her seat belt and was injured in the crash. Withee was transported by EMS to Mercy Hospital. Leck was wearing his seat belt and was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Green County Coroner’s Office. The air bags deployed in Leck’s vehicle. Leopold was injured in the crash and was transported by EMS to Mercy Hospital. It appears that Leopold was wearing his seat belt and the air bags deployed in his vehicle.

Both vehicles sustained severe damage and were towed from the scene.

Leopold was charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence (drugs). Leopold was also cited for operating left of center.

The following agencies assisted at the scene: The Brodhead Fire Department, Brodhead EMS, Orfordville EMS, Green County EMS, Green County Highway Department, Wisconsin State Patrol and the Green County Coroner's Office. The crash remains under investigation. This is Green County’s fourth fatal collision and its sixth fatality.

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