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Driver in fatal crash to enter plea in October
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MONROE - A 22-year-old man who allegedly caused the crash that killed a 10-year-old Stoughton boy will enter a formal plea on Oct. 9, now that defense and prosecution attorneys have reviewed an accident reconstruction report.

Trevor McGuire, Madison, did not appear in court today since he is still in treatment for alcohol abuse at Manitoba House in Milwaukee. McGuire is charged with felony counts for homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle, first-degree reckless injury, homicide by use of a vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol concentration, injury by intoxicated use of a vehicle, first-degree recklessly endangering safety, injury by use of a vehicle with a PAC and first-degree reckless homicide.

His attorney Sarah Schneiser asked that the plea hearing be set in the future so that a pre-sentencing investigation can be conducted for the sentencing hearing likely to be scheduled in December.

Court records indicate McGuire lost control of his pickup on Oct. 7, 2013 on Wisconsin 59 near Albany and crashed into a minivan killing Michael T. Iverson, and seriously injuring the boy's father Matthew Iverson, 35, both from Stoughton. Michael's two siblings aged 7 and 13, survived with minor injuries.

The family was headed home from a volleyball game in Monroe.

McGuire sustained non-life-threatening injuries in the crash and the passenger in his vehicle, Michael Ladwig, 24, Monroe, had minor injuries but declined treatment.

The criminal complaint alleges McGuire and Ladwig had been drinking while preparing to move to an apartment in Monroe. A deputy found an open bottle of tequila in the pickup and that McGuire smelled of alcohol and had "red and glossy" eyes.