Driver arrested after fatal car accident near 13th and Capitol

Posted at 2:24 PM, Jan 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-05 17:10:26-05

Milwaukee Police are investigating a fatal crash that happened around 8:15 a.m. Thursday near the intersection of 13th Street and Capitol Drive. 

Police say a 26-year-old Milwaukee man was traveling westbound on W. Capitol Drive in BMW X3 at a high rate of speed and hit a 52-year-old Milwaukee man who was traveling south across Capital Drive on N. 13th Street in a Chevy Astro.

The 52-year-old man suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene. 

The 26-year-old was arrested on suspicion of operating under the influence causing death.  

Milwaukee Police say their investigation is ongoing. 

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