13th and Layton crash: Driver, passenger dead

Milwaukee police are investigating a double fatal crash that happened on the city's south side early Saturday morning, Jan. 15.

The crash happened near 13th and Layton around 3 a.m. when a vehicle headed eastbound crossed the median and crashed into another vehicle that was headed westbound.

The driver of the striking vehicle, a 29-year-old Milwaukee man, was taken to the hospital in critical condition where he ultimately succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead. A passenger in that vehicle, a 30-year-old Milwaukee woman, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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The occupants of the vehicle that was hit sustained minor injuries and were treated at the hospital.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Milwaukee Police Department at 414-935-7360; to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 414-224-TIPS or use the P3 tips app.

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