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David Gau Obituary, Wauwatosa pedestrian struck, killed ID

David Gau Obituary – A 24-year-old man from Wisconsin, Clay Schueffner, has been charged in connection with a fatal crash that occurred in February. The incident resulted in the death of a 93-year-old pedestrian named David Gau in Wauwatosa.

Prosecutors have accused Schueffner of causing the death of Gau due to negligent operation of a vehicle. The collision took place near the intersection of 103rd Street and Wisconsin Avenue. Upon receiving the report, the police promptly arrived at the scene around 1:45 p.m. Gau was attempting to cross the street from the south side when he was struck by a pickup truck driven by Schueffner. Unfortunately, Gau succumbed to his injuries and passed away at the scene. It is worth mentioning that Gau resided in the nearby St. Camillus Senior Community.

Schueffner, the driver responsible for the accident, remained at the scene and cooperated fully with the investigation, according to the police. The front of the truck sustained significant damage, and a walker was found nearby, as stated in the criminal complaint.

During the police interview, Schueffner explained that he was working at Froedtert Hospital, which is located nearby, on the day of the incident. He admitted to briefly looking down at his speedometer and realizing he was traveling at 42 mph, exceeding the speed limit of 35 mph. He then glanced at the GPS on his cellphone, which was mounted on the dashboard.

According to the complaint, Schueffner estimated that he had looked away from the road for approximately four seconds while checking his speedometer and GPS. When he looked up, he suddenly noticed Gau and was unable to react in time to avoid the collision. Schueffner immediately applied the brakes and stayed with the victim while witnesses called 911.

Detectives examined data from Schueffner’s two cellphones as part of their investigation. One phone indicated that he was driving at 41 mph one second before impact and 38 mph at the moment of the collision with Gau. Additionally, the phone revealed that Schueffner had various applications, including Messages, Spotify, and Apple Maps, running. The other cellphone showed that Schueffner had been using Snapchat leading up to the crash. Shockingly, he had taken three selfies while driving and opened a Snapchat video just one second before the accident occurred. Furthermore, investigators reviewed surveillance footage of the crash. According to the complaint, the video clearly shows Gau’s

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