MPD: 2 dead in reckless driving Riverwest crash

Two people were pronounced dead after a Friday night crash in Milwaukee's Riverwest neighborhood.

The crash happened near Booth and Burleigh just after 11:15 p.m.

MPD said officers spotted the vehicle driving recklessly at excessive speeds and attempted to conduct a traffic stop, but a pursuit ended due to the excessive speeds. The driver lost control of the vehicle, police said, crashing into a tree.

The occupants -- a 22-year-old man and a 20-year-old man -- sustained fatal injuries.

The circumstances leading up to the crash are under investigation.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Milwaukee Police at 414-935-7360 or Crime Stoppers at 414-224-TIPS or P3 Tips App.

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