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Myers pleads “not guilty” to Onalaska crash that killed male passenger



Savannah Myers will now be scheduled to go on trial for a deadly car crash in the Onalaska area.

Myers, who lives in Blair, pleads “not guilty” to a vehicular homicide charge, for driving down an embankment, allegedly while she was drunk.

Passenger Josh Hernandez was thrown from the car, and died. Myers’s two young children were injured in the accident.

FILE: Savannah Myers leaves a La Crosse courtroom after a January hearing

Judge Elliott Levine says this case calls for the appointment of a guardian for those children, while the 24-year-old Myers waits to be tried.

The fatal crash happened last October, after Myers and Hernandez had been at a bar near Valley View Mall.

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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