MONAHAN FOUND GUILTY

A man from Shullsburg faces sentencing

in Lafayette County Court next January

after being convicted on a charge of

homicide by drunk driving.

On Wednesday, a jury found 23-year-old

Kyle Monahan guilty of the charge

after a seven-day trial.

Monahan has also been convicted of

charges of homicide while driving

a vehicle with a prohibited alcohol

concentration, and homicide by

negligent operation of a vehicle.

Judge William Johnston has ordered

a presentence investigation, with

sentencing January 23rd.

Monahan was convicted in connection

with the traffic crash on August 20th,

2011 on Dunbarton Road near Shullsburg,

in which a passenger in the car,

Rebecca Cushman of Dixfield, Maine

was killed.

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