LEMONT – Joseph Hayes, 43, of 415 Glenys Drive, Lemont, has been charged with homicide by operation of a vehicle while intoxicated after a fatal traffic collision on Sept. 27 in Wisconsin.
Marinette County District Attorney Allen Brey said Hayes was also charged with causing death by operation of a vehicle with prohibited alcohol concentration. If convicted on either felony count, he would face a maximum 15 years in prison.
Additionally, Hayes is being charged with two misdemeanors of causing injury by operation while intoxicated and causing injury by operation with prohibited alcohol concentration, Brey said. Those charges would include a maximum of one year in jail.
According to a Marinette County Sheriff’s Department report ….MORE