Milwaukee car vs. light pole crash now murder investigation

Posted at 7:58 AM, Aug 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-08 11:34:36-04

MILWAUKEE --  A Sunday morning car crash on Milwaukee's north side is now being investigated as a murder.

Milwaukee police tell TODAY'S TMJ4 40-year-old Maria Mexicano was strangled before the car she was riding in struck a light pole. The crash happened near the intersection of Fond du Lac and Hoyt.

The 33-year-old driver was arrested for OWI but now could face charges for her death.