Fatal crash in Milwaukee; driver lost control, struck pole and tree

Milwaukee police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred on Sunday, Dec. 5 at approximately 6:33 p.m. in the area of Teutonia and Custer. 

The accident involved a single vehicle that was occupied by two individuals.  Initial investigation revealed the vehicle was southbound on Teutonia Avenue when it lost control and struck several objects -- including a pole and a tree before rolling over. 

The driver, an 18-year-old woman from Milwaukee, was ejected and died after being transported to a local hospital.  The passenger, a 19-year-old woman from Milwaukee, survived with minor injuries. 

A combination of speed, weather, and road conditions are believed to have contributed to the accident. 

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