Man charged in fatal Pound, WI crash

Oct 3, 2013

MARINETTE, WI--   An Illinois man has been charged in the traffic death of a Niagara, Wisconsin man last Friday night. 

The Marinette County Sheriff’s Office says 43-year-old Joseph Hayes of Lemont, Illinois was driving south in the northbound lane of US-141 in the town of Pound.  He hit a northbound vehicle driven by 21-year-old Kristian Reed of Niagara head-on, killing Reed. 

Hayes has been charged with homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle.  He remains lodged in the Marinette County Jail on a $250,000 bond.