1 dead in crash near Highway 145 and W. Fond du Lac Ave, officials say

MILWAUKEE -- One person has died in a single-vehicle crash that caused a full closure of Highway 145 near W. Fond du Lac Avenue around 4:30 a.m. Saturday, April 18, according to the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office.

Upon arrival, Milwaukee County Sheriff deputies found a damaged vehicle. The driver and lone occupant of the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.

Witnesses reported seeing the vehicle traveling southbound on STH 145 at a high rate of speed when the driver lost control struck the median wall and a traffic signal.

Officials are not releasing any more information at this time.

The crash was cleared and the freeway reopened around 10 a.m.