Horicon Man Arraigned On Vehicular Homicide Charges In Washington County

(Washington County) A Horicon man accused of causing a crash that killed a pregnant woman and her one-year-old son in Washington County was arraigned Wednesday. Steven Bruskiewicz Jr. entered a not guilty plea to four felony counts including Homicide by Negligent Operation of a Vehicle and Reckless Driving.

According to authorities, an investigation into the June crash indicated that Bruskiewicz was reportedly using social media on his phone while driving when the 31-year-old struck another vehicle from behind. That vehicle was then pushed into oncoming traffic where it was struck by a third vehicle resulting in the death of a 30-year-old Mayville woman, her unborn child, and her one-year-old son.

The other driver, a 67-year-old Waukesha man was also injured in the collision.