Menomonee Falls fatal crash following pursuit, Milwaukee man dead
MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. - An 18-year-old Milwaukee man is dead, and a 27-year-old Milwaukee man injured in a crash in Menomonee Falls early Wednesday, April 13. The crash happened following a police pursuit a short time earlier.
A news release says shortly before 1 a.m. Wednesday, the Menomonee Falls Police Department was notified that a law enforcement agency was in pursuit of a vehicle southbound on County Highway Y/Lannon Road near Menomonee Avenue. As officers responded to the area, updated information was provided that vehicle crashed near County Highway Y/Lannon Road and Mill Road.
It was later determined the vehicle was being pursued by Washington County Sheriff’s Deputies. However, the pursuit had been terminated prior to the crash.
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The driver of the car, the 27-year-old Milwaukee man, was found to have non-life-threatening injuries and was taken into custody. The passenger, an 18-year-old Milwaukee man, was found deceased from his injuries.
The driver will be turned over to the Waukesha County Jail with a felony charge referral to the Waukesha County District Attorney’s Office.