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Pedestrian hit and killed on Brady Street identified

The driver of the vehicle drove off, police said. Officers are searching for an unknown suspect.
The scene near Franklin and Brady.
Posted at 5:43 AM, Sep 12, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-14 12:31:11-04

MILWAUKEE — A 32-year-old Milwaukee man died Monday after a car hit him on busy Brady Street Sunday night, police say.

Police said Sunday the man was in "grave condition" following the incident. In an update Monday afternoon, police said the man has now died from his injuries.

On Tuesday, the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office identified the victim as Arne Japheth Bast.

A GoFundMe has since been created for Bast's family to help them cover funeral costs.

Milwaukee police said the man was in the street when he was hit by the vehicle near Brady and Franklin. The driver of the vehicle then drove off, police said. Officers are searching for an unknown suspect.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Milwaukee Police at (414) 935-7360 or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at (414) 224-Tips or P3 Tips App.

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