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A Necedah man has been charged in the death of a Mauston woman.  According to the criminal complaint, in November 2012 31-year old Thomas Berning was driving on 15th Avenue near 47th Street in the Town of Lemonweir.  According to the State Patrol reconstruction team, the car was traveling 90-miles per hour when it started to rotate counter clockwise.  It entered the ditch striking several small trees, then continued into a field rolling several times ejecting Berning and a passenger, 28-year old Terri Golden.  Both Berning and Golden were medically transported for their injuries.  Golden was initially transported to Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston then med-flown to UW-Hospital in Madison where she died of internal injuries.  Berning has been charged with 2nd Degree Reckless Homicide.  He is summoned to appear in court on February 20th, 2013.