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Ex-con charged in crash that killed Juda man
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MONROE (AP) - A Janesville man convicted in the 2002 hit-and-run death of a jogger is charged in a fatal crash near Brodhead last fall.

Forty-four-year-old Nathan Leopold was charged Wednesday in Green County with homicide by intoxicated driving, among other charges.

Leopold is charged in a head-on crash on Highway 11 in Spring Grove Oct. 20 that killed 70-year-old David Leck of Juda and injured his 12-year-old granddaughter Emily E. Withee of Brodhead. Investigators found drug paraphernalia and synthetic marijuana in Leopold's SUV.

Leopold, formerly of Mount Horeb, was convicted in Dane County of striking 28-year-old Aimee Kubler as she jogged along a highway. He served time but is back in prison for five years after his probation was revoked for a bail violation.

The Wisconsin State Journal reports Leopold is to appear on the new charges May 30.

He was charged in October with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs and cited for operating left of the centerline after the crash in Spring Grove.

Leopold was traveling eastbound on Wisconsin 11 near Airport Road when he reported to authorities he fell asleep. His car drifted into the other lane, striking Leck's westbound vehicle. Both Leck and Withee were wearing seatbelts. Leck was pronounced dead at the scene.

­- Monroe Times reporter Adam Krebs contributed to this story.