- Associated Press - Friday, August 18, 2017

LAWRENCE, Wis. (AP) - A man accused of driving a vehicle that struck and killed a mother and daughter as they walked along a road in Lawrence has been charged in the case.

Authorities say 46-year-old David Meyer, of De Pere, is charged with two counts of homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle. He is being held on $50,000 cash bond.

Police say the incident happened about 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Authorities say 44-year-old Rebecca Pennenberg and her 18-year-old daughter, Raelia, were pronounced dead at the scene.

A preliminary report shows that Meyer registered a .219 on a preliminary breath test. The legal limit to drive in Wisconsin is .08.

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