Fatal wreck: One dead following early morning crash on I-94 near College Avenue

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MILWAUKEE (WITI) — A 28-year-old Milwaukee man was killed in a two-vehicle crash early Monday morning, January 5th.

It happened around 2:06 a.m.  on southbound I-94, just north of W. College Avenue.

According to officials, a semi rear-ended a pickup truck that had stalled in traffic. The passenger of the pickup truck was  pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the pickup truck was identified as 31-year-old Demetrius Crawford of Milwaukee.  Crawford suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was conveyed to a local hospital for treatment.  Crawford was driving on a suspended driver’s license and was subsequently arrested for operating after suspension – causing death, which is a class H felony.  If convicted Crawford faces up to 6 years in prison.

The victim was identified as 28-year-old  Brandon Williams of Milwaukee.  The cause of death will be determined by the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office.  The driver of the semi-truck was not injured.

The Sheriff’s Office is conducting the crash investigation.


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