Sherman and Villard fatal crash, speeding driver arrested

Crash near Sherman and Villard, Milwaukee

An 18-year-old man died in a crash on Milwaukee's north side Tuesday morning, Jan. 17. Another 18-year-old was arrested.

Police said a speeding vehicle crashed into another vehicle near Sherman and Villard around 11:45 a.m. The 18-year-old driver of the vehicle that was hit was taken to a hospital where he later died.

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The speeding driver, identified as an 18-year-old Milwaukee man, ran off from the crash but later returned, police said. He was taken to a hospital for treatment and was then arrested. A passenger in the speeding vehicle, identified as a 16-year-old Milwaukee boy, was also taken to a hospital for treatment.

Criminal charges against the driver will be referred to the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office.