1 killed, 1 injured in single-vehicle crash on Milwaukee's south side

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee police are investigating a fatal crash that happened on Milwaukee's south side early Sunday morning, October 29th.

Police responded to the crash near Dakota Street and Chase Avenue just before 2:30 a.m.

Chase and Dakota

Authorities said a 22-year-old man was driving his vehicle northbound on Chase Avenue at a high rate of speed when it jumped the curb, struck a tree, caught fire and eventually came to a stop near the intersection of Chase and Dakota.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger, a 21-year-old man, suffered injuries not believed to be life-threatening.

Milwaukee police said the investigation is ongoing.