Schneider's daughter, 32-year-old Sara Jo Schneider, and granddaughter, 10-year-old Haylee Hickle, were killed along with 9-year-old Jayna Kelley and 10-year-old Autum Helgeson, both of Lake Hallie. But by Saturday evening, the 21-year-old turned himself in to the authorities.
A passenger in Treu's truck also surrendered to police in Eau Claire, but that suspect had not been identified, the newspaper reported. He lives in Chippewa Falls. He is expected to be charged with four counts of homicide.
Police say a 21-year-old driver of a pick-up truck veered off the road and hit the troop.
They were all wearing bright lime-green safety vests and were accompanied by several adults at the time. Another girl was critically injured, Lake Hallie police Sgt. Daniel Sokup said.
Chippewa Falls school district officials said Treu had attended the same school district as the victims.
Holding candles and umbrellas, the crowd gathered Sunday evening outside Halmstad Elementary School.
Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes said the crash was a "tragic loss in our Girl Scout sisterhood" in a Facebook post. "Girl Scouts everywhere stand with you during this hard time". Truly, as a community, this affects every one of us. They also were on site Sunday.
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"Chippewa Falls is a close knit community", said Superintendent, Heidi Eliopoulos.
The girls were from a scout group in Chippewa Falls, about 90 miles (145km) east of Minneapolis. The driver then sped off, according to multiple sources, leading Lake Hallie police and other agencies on an intensive hunt.
Counselors, faith leaders and trained school staff would be available at least through November 5 at two elementary schools, according to Chippewa Falls School District Superintendent Heidi Eliopoulos.
The driver sped off, leaving two girls and one woman dead.
Authorities are set to release the names of the girls and the woman who died on Monday.
Eliopoulos confirmed another girl is in critical condition.
"This is a hard time for our students, families and staff", Eliopoulos said in a message to parents.
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Schneider said her daughter's "favorite time with her kids was all in their jammies, curled up to watch a movie". She said this photo was taken shortly before the crash that took the life of her 9-year-old daughter, Jayna.
She expressed gratitude to local first responders.
The Lake Hallie Police Department would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the families involved.
Chippewa County DA Wade Newell claimed that Treu was impaired at the time of the accident, alleging that he was huffing from an air duster. We grieve with you.
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The organization says cards may be sent to the Eau Claire Service Center at 4222 Oakwood Hills Pkwy, Eau Claire, WI 54701. There's been a lot of people - it's been a very supportive environment, ' said Michelle Golden, human resources director for the school district. Three of the girls and an adult volunteer were killed.
The surviving girl was hospitalized in Rochester in critical condition. Police identified him as Colton Treu, 21, of Chippewa Falls. A third girl was rushed to the hospital and died there. The two-ton pickup slammed into the Scouts, visiting tragedy on the town of 14,000 before speeding off. Sokup says he will be charged with four homicide counts. 29 overpass, chattering and laughing when the Ford F-150 ploughed into them. Emergency helicopters were also flown in to assist.
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