Milwaukee fatal crash, speeding driver in stolen car ran red light: police

A Milwaukee man, 65, was killed in a crash near 27th and Vliet on Monday, Jan. 30 when the car he was riding in was hit by the driver of a stolen vehicle.

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Police said the driver of a vehicle reported stolen in Milwaukee was speeding south on 27th Street and failed to stop for a red light, slamming into the victim's car which was being driven west on Vliet Street. The driver of the car that was hit, a 26-year-old man, was hurt in the crash. 

Milwaukee fatal crash at 27th and Vliet

The 65-year-old passenger in the car that was hit died at the scene.

The people in the striking vehicle ran away, and police are looking for them.

Milwaukee fatal crash at 27th and Vliet

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Milwaukee police at 414-935-7360, or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 414-224-Tips or P3 Tips.