Milwaukee Police are investigating a fatal crash that happened on Tuesday, April 18th, around 3:30 p.m. in the 1700 block of S. 35th Street. A 62-year old man was crossing the street and was struck by a vehicle. The man suffered severe injuries and died at the scene. The striking vehicle fled the scene after the crash. The investigation is ongoing and MPD is seeking suspects. A vehicle believed to be involved has been recovered and MPD is working to confirm that it is the striking vehicle.
UPDATE (4/19/17 at 10:00 a.m.): MPD recovered the vehicle involved in this crash unoccupied in the 1800 block of S. 30th Street. The owner of the vehicle was later taken into custody on an outstanding warrant. MPD continues to investigate and will present this case to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office in the coming days.