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News: Baby, 3 teens killed in two-vehicle crash near Milwaukee’s Capitol Heights

by | May 15, 2023 | News

MILWAUKEE, WI — Four people, including a baby and three teenagers, died Sunday night after a collision on 60th Street in northwest Milwaukee, according to WISN.

Milwaukee Police said the fatal wreck occurred at the intersection with West Fond Du Lac Avenue (Wisconsin State Highway 145), near the city’s Capitol Heights neighborhood. It was first reported at around 11:45 p.m.

Preliminary details show a 32-year-old woman was driving a vehicle that struck the victim car at the intersection.

Four people in the second vehicle, including a 1-year-old, two 15-year-olds, and a 17-year-old, all died as a result of their injuries.

Two other people in the same vehicle were transported to an area hospital. No information on their conditions has been shared, but officials say they are expected to survive.

It was unclear whether the causing driver was hurt, but she was taken into custody following the crash. The Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office is set to review pending charges against her.

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