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UPDATE: Mosinee Man Gets Jail Time in Fatal Bike Accident Case

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UPDATE: Mon 11:24 AM, Oct. 7, 2013

A Mosinee man will spend at least six months in the Marathon County Jail after he was convicted of killing a bicyclist during a traffic accident in May 2012.

A judge ordered Tracy Kruzicki, 44, to spend an additional six months in jail beyond his sentence should he get so much as a traffic violation. Kruzicki will also spend three years on probation.

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UPDATE: Mon 9:06 AM, Oct. 07, 2013

A Mosinee man convicted of hitting and killing woman riding her bike is scheduled to be sentenced Monday morning.

Investigators say Tammy Gass, 44, died after she was hit by a car driven by Tracy Kruzicki on Highway KK in Mosinee on May 23, 2012. According to a coroner's report, Gass died from blunt force trauma to the head and neck.

Kruzicki's sentencing hearing is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m.

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ORIGINAL STORY: Fri 1:59 PM, June 28, 2013

A Mosinee man accused of fatally striking a bicyclist with his vehicle in May 2012 has a plea deal with prosecutors and will avoid a jury trial.

Thursday, in Marathon County Circuit Court, Tracy Kruzicki, 44, was convicted of driving while suspended- causing death.

Investigators say Tammy Gass, 44, died after she was hit by a car driven by Kruzicki on Highway KK in Mosinee on May 23, 2012. According to a coroner's report, Gass died from blunt force trauma to the head and neck.

Kruzicki was taken to the hospital following the crash for a blood draw to determine if drugs or alcohol were a factor in the crash, which is standard protocol. According to a criminal complaint, investigators found it was negligence, not distracted driving or impairment that caused the accident.

When asked what happened, Kruzicki told police that he just didn't see her.

Gass' previous husband, 41-year-old Gregg Bednorski, died Sept. 18, 2008, after crashing his bicycle into a parked car on same road Gass died.

A sentencing date has been set for October 7.


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