West Bend Man Charged In Pedestrians Death

Bond has been set at $35,000 cash for the 53-year-old West Bend man who hit and killed a pedestrian on Washington County Highway D early last Sunday morning. Thirty-seven-year-old Jason Scherr of West Bend was found lying in the roadway and died at the scene. Brian George was charged with homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle. George left the scene, but returned. George told investigators he was at a bar for a Halloween party and was over served. A breath test put his blood alcohol level at more than twice the legal limit. He will be back in court on November 22nd.