Mengelt family files civil suit against convicted drunken driver
Kevin Mengelt confirms suit
SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. — A family has filed a civil suit against Bruce Burnside, a man convicted of hitting and killing Maureen Mengelt.
Kevin Mengelt, Maureen Mengelt’s husband, tells WISC-TV his family is facing tens of thousands of dollars in medical and funeral expenses.
Mengelt was killed in April 2013 while jogging in Sun Prairie. Burnside was sentenced to 10 years in prison for her death.
The civil lawsuit is against Burnside and his insurance company. The suit seeks to recover those expenses.