1 killed in crash near Fond du Lac and Stark

Posted at 10:17 AM, Dec 14, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-14 11:17:56-05

MILWAUKEE -- One person was killed in a crash on the city's northwest side Sunday evening.

The crash happened at approximately 5:30 p.m. at the intersection of Fond Du Lac Avenue and Stark Street, just south of the Highway 145 exit ramp. 

Officials said the vehicle struck a traffic pole. 

The passenger, Everette R. Mason, 28, from Milwaukee, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver, a 27-year-old man from Milwaukee, was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. 
Milwaukee police believe speed, alcohol and the weather were all factors in the crash.

The driver is in police custody.