Alleged drunken driver charged in fatal rollover crash

Stephen Gruselle
Stephen Gruselle (Photo courtesy of Brown Co. Sheriff)

GREEN BAY – A New Franken man has been charged with driving drunk and causing a rollover crash that killed a woman Saturday morning.

Stephen Gruselle, 25, faces three counts, including homicide by intoxicated use of a motor vehicle.

Green Bay police responded to the crash just before 5 a.m. Saturday near the 3800 block of East Mason Street near Finger Road. According to officials, 23-year-old Nicole Behnke was found on the ground 100 feet away from her car. She was taken to the hospital and later pronounced dead. Gruselle and two other people in the vehicle were also hurt.

Prosecutors say Gruselle’s blood alcohol content was .107. The legal limit for driving is .08.

His bond is set at $25,000. He is due back in court Aug. 19.

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