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News: Pedestrian fatally hit by car on Capitol Ave in NW Milwaukee, driver arrested

by | Mar 31, 2023 | News

MILWAUKEE, WI — A 35-year-old woman died Thursday night after being struck by a vehicle in northwest Milwaukee’s St. Aemilian’s area, according to TMJ4.

Milwaukee Police said the fatal incident occurred near North 88th Street and West Capitol Avenue at about 9:30 p.m.

Details are limited, but an early investigation shows a 27-year-old man was driving eastbound on Capitol when his vehicle hit the female pedestrian.

First responders rushed the victim to an area hospital where she was later pronounced deceased.

Responding officers arrested the male driver, who faces charges that are being reviewed by the Milwaukee District Attorney’s Office.

Authorities continue to investigate the incident. Anyone with information is asked to reach out to the Milwaukee Police Department at 414-935-7360. Crime Stoppers can also be contacted at 414-224-TIPS.

Our compassionate team of Milwaukee pedestrian accident attorneys at Lindner Law, LLC is personally motivated in protecting your right to safe road conditions. If you or a loved one has been hit and injured by a reckless driver, we are prepared to fight for the compensation your family deserves. Contact us today at 414-488-6870 or online to book a free consultation.