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Court date Nov. 12 for fatal hit-and-run
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A 37-year-old Montfort man will appear in Iowa County Circuit Court Nov. 12 on charges in connection with a June 16 fatal motorcycle crash.

Jesse D. Flogel, 302 E. Park St., faces charges of hit-and-run involving death, homicide by negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and two counts of resisting or obstructing an officer.

Flogel is free on a $50,000 signature bond. He is required to remain in Grant or Iowa counties or Dubuque, Maquoketa, Iowa, or East Dubuque. He is also required to maintain absolute sobriety and submit to random drug tests.

Flogel faces 35 years in prison and fines up to $125,000 if convicted on the felony charges.

Tondelaya Bennett, 40, Montfort, was killed in the crash at the intersection of Iowa County XX and County X northeast of Montfort June 16 around 8:30 p.m., according to the Iowa County Sheriff’s Department.

Bennett was a passenger on Flogel’s motorcycle, according to the Sheriff’s Department.

When deputies arrived at the crash scene, several motorcycles had left the scene, including Flogel’s, but Bennett was left there, according to the sheriff’s department.

Bennett was taken to UW Hospital in Madison, where she died, according to the sheriff’s department.