Frederick Luethe of Sparta, Wisconsin, was killed in a single-vehicle roll over crash in New Prague last week.

The crash happened at 141st Avenue just north of County Road 145 in Lanesburgh Township around 11:25PM Thursday. When authorities arrived, they found a vehicle engulfed in flames in a bean field.

Luethe died at the scene. The driver, 34 year old Jesse Dean Brown was arrested and placed in the Le Sueur County Jail, on probable cause for criminal vehicle operation/homicide and suspected driving while intoxicated.

Bail was set at $50,000 with conditions, $7,000 without. He is still in jail and his next appearance is scheduled for September 19.

LeSueur County Sheriffs Dept. Photo
LeSueur County Sheriffs Dept. Photo


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