Driver believed to have fallen asleep before fatal crash in Wauwatosa

The Wauwatosa Police Department is investigating a single-vehicle crash that occurred at the intersection of Mayfair Road and W North Avenue around 5 a.m. Friday, Sept. 18.  

Police say the sole occupant died at the scene from injuries sustained during the crash. 

Police say itt appears the driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was traveling northbound on N. Mayfair Road and is believed to have fallen asleep. The vehicle hit two traffic standards and a tree before coming to a stop.  

The Wisconsin State Patrol assisted in the investigation. 

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