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Todd Kendhammer told authorities he was driving north on Hwy. M in the town of Hamilton between 7:30 and 8:30 a.m. Sept. 16 when a pipe that fell from a passing truck impaled the passenger side of his windshield, striking his wife, Barbara Kendhammer...

Authorities found the couple’s damaged Toyota Camry on nearby Bergum Coulee Road, a dead-end road seven miles from the couple’s home at N6617 E. Scotch Coulee Road. Todd Kendhammer, who was not injured, had removed the pipe from the windshield and his wife was unresponsive...

Barbara Kendhammer died the next day at Gundersen Health System. She was 46.
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Three months after a West Salem woman died from what was believed to be a freak accident, her husband is now charged with killing her...

According to Tim Gruenke, the La Crosse County district attorney, there were a number of red flags that prompted further investigation by the La Crosse County Sheriff's department and other agencies.

"The windshield appears to have been struck more than one time," he said. "The complaint talks about the autopsy and how injuries weren't consistent with a single pipe coming through the windshield."