Barron County man sentenced for 2020 homicide by vehicle
29-year-old Cody Hase was sentenced to five years in prison and 10 years of extended supervision on Tuesday.
BARRON, Wis. (WEAU) - A Cumberland man who pleaded guilty to homicide by vehicle with the use of a controlled substance is sentenced to prison.
29-year-old Cody Hase was sentenced to five years in prison and 10 years of extended supervision on Tuesday in Barron County Circuit Court for a crash on September 30, 2020 that killed one person.
Hase, who pleaded guilty to the homicide charge as part of a plea deal, was also charged with homicide by negligent operation of a vehicle. That charge was dismissed but read in.
According to court documents filed with the case, Hase attempted to pass a car in a no-passing zone on Highway 48 in the Town of Stanfold, which is west of Rice Lake, when he hit an oncoming van head-on. The driver of the van died due to injuries from the crash.
Hase is not allowed to possess or consume controlled substances, has to take a psychological evaluation, can’t drive without a license, and has to stay sober as conditions of extended supervision.
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