Milwaukee Police are investigating a fatal vehicle crash that occurred at about 6:45 p.m. July 31, 2012 at S. Howell Avenue and Layton Avenue.
A vehicle that was traveling southbound on Howell Avenue collided with a vehicle that was turning westbound onto Layton Avenue. The 67-year-old driver of the southbound vehicle sustained injuries and is being treated at a local hospital. His wife, 72, was a passenger in that vehicle and she was conveyed to a hospital where she later died as a result of head injuries. The driver of the second vehicle was a 28-year-old woman who sustained minor injuries. She was treated for those injuries and released.
The cause of the accident is still under investigation.