Milwaukee crash: Woman dies, 1 arrested

Milwaukee Police Department (MPD)

A West Allis woman has died as a result of injuries from a crash on the Milwaukee's north side Saturday morning, March 11. It happened near Fond du Lac and Congress.

According to police, the 43-year-old woman, identified by the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office as Dwynetta Thomas, was trying to turn when another motorist crashed into her shortly after 11 a.m.

Thomas' injuries were initially said to be life-threatening, and she was taken to the hospital, police said.

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Speed appears to be a factor in the crash. The investigation is ongoing.

The striking driver, identified by police as a 22-year-old Milwaukee man, was injured, taken to the hospital and arrested. Police said criminal charges will be referred to the district attorney's office in the coming days.

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