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Milwaukee police investigate car crash that left one dead

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Posted at 11:35 AM, Sep 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-20 11:34:51-04

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Police Department is investigating a two-car collision that left one woman dead.

The incident occurred around 3:20 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19, near N. 6th Street and W. Wisconsin Avenue.

Police say a 26-year-old man ran a red light and struck another vehicle, causing it to flip on its side.

The driver of the vehicle hit, a 29-year-old woman, was partially ejected from the vehicle and was trapped. She had to be extricated and taken to a local hospital for serious injuries. The medical examiner has confirmed the woman died Sept. 20, around 3:40 a.m.

Three others were also in the vehicle that was hit, a 28-year-old woman, a 34-year-old man and a 26-year-old man. They all suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were taken to a local hospital for treatment.

The driver who ran the red light was a 26-year-old man. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment and was arrested.

According to police, criminal charges will be referred to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office in the upcoming days.

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