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Surveillance video: Pedestrian killed in crash at 35th and Lisbon, Milwaukee police confirm

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Posted at 7:26 AM, May 03, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-03 21:08:43-04

MILWAUKEE — A 39-year-old Milwaukee woman is dead after a vehicle struck her during a two-car crash at 35th and Lisbon Tuesday morning.

Milwaukee police said in a statement the first vehicle blew through a red light and crashed into a second vehicle, which then struck the pedestrian. She was standing on the corner of the intersection.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

The medical examiner identified the victim Tuesday evening as Yolanda L. Baxter.

WATCH: Surveillance video shows the moment a driver ran a red light, crashing into another vehicle

Surveillance video: Pedestrian killed in crash at 35th and Lisbon

The driver of the second vehicle, a 30-year-old Wauwatosa woman, suffered non-life-threatening injuries and is now in the hospital.

The driver of the first vehicle, a a 27-year-old Milwaukee man, was arrested. Police said charges are being reviewed by the Milwaukee County DA's Office.

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Damaged vehicle at 35th and Lisbon on Tuesday.

This incident played out almost the same way as a deadly pedestrian-involved crash last Saturday. That's when a 72-year-old Milwaukee man died after being struck by a vehicle at 20th and Burleigh. Milwaukee police said in that incident, the pedestrian was standing at the corner of the intersection when a vehicle blew through a red light and was hit by another vehicle. The impact caused that first vehicle to hit the 72 year old, who later died at the hospital.

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