Arraignment scheduled for passenger in 2018 fatal hit-and-run
CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (WEAU) -An arraignment is scheduled for April 19 for the passenger in a 2018 fatal hit-and-run crash in Chippewa County.
John Stender was in the vehicle driven by Colten Treu, which crashed into a Girl Scout troop cleaning up trash along County Highway P in Lake Hallie.
Three Girl Scouts and a mom died. Another girl was seriously hurt.
Stender told investigators he grabbed the steering wheel to avoid going into the ditch.
Now 24-years-old, Stender is charged with harboring and aiding a felon and intentionally abusing a hazardous substance.
He’s free on a $10,000 signature bond.
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