Charges Filed in Triple Fatality Accident

(Washington County) A Horicon man is facing charges after allegedly causing a crash that killed a pregnant woman and her one-year-old son in Washington County. According to authorities an investigation into the accident that occurred June 28th indicates that Steven Paul Bruskiewicz Jr was engaged in using social media on his phone while driving when the 31-year-old struck another vehicle from behind. This resulted in the second impacted vehicle being pushed into oncoming traffic where it was struck by a third vehicle resulting in the death of a pregnant 30-year-old Mayville woman and her one-year-old son. The other driver, a 67-year-old Waukesha man was also injured in the collision. Bruskiewicz Jr is facing three counts of homicide by negligent operation of a vehicle, a charge of reckless driving causing great bodily harm, and texting while driving. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for September 7th.