MILWAUKEE, WI — A 23-year-old woman died Tuesday morning after a high-speed wreck that injured four others, including two children, in northwest Milwaukee, reports TMJ4.
The fatal collision occurred at the corner of North 35th Street and West Townsend Street, in the Franklin Heights neighborhood, at about 2:44 a.m.
According to Milwaukee Police, the young woman was driving northbound at a high rate of speed when she tried to pass another vehicle. Moments later, she lost control, causing her vehicle to hit a light pole and a fire hydrant.
The female driver died from her injuries at the scene, confirmed officials.
Her four passengers, including a 30-year-old woman, a 33-year-old woman, a 12-year-old girl, and a 7-year-old boy, all received treatment at the scene. All surviving occupants were described as Milwaukee residents.
An investigation remains underway. The Milwaukee Police Department urges anyone with information to call (414) 935-7360. Callers wishing to remain anonymous can also reach Crime Stoppers at (414) 224-Tips.
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