Milwaukee Police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred on Friday, June 30th, 2023, at approximately 5:07 a.m., on the 500 block of W. Keefe Ave.
The driver, a 23-year-old Milwaukee male, was driving at a high rate of speed and lost control of the vehicle, and struck a tree. He fled the scene on foot however returned later and was placed in custody.
One of the rear passengers, a 17-year-old Milwaukee female, was ejected during the collision and despite life-saving efforts, was pronounced deceased on the scene.
The driver and three passengers, two 16-year-old Milwaukee females, and an 18-year-old Milwaukee female, were conveyed to a local hospital for treatment. One passenger, a 23-year-old Milwaukee male was treated on scene.
This is an ongoing investigation. Charges will be submitted to the Milwaukee County Attorney’s Office in the upcoming days for review.
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.