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Two men killed after stolen SUV slams into car at Sherman & Roosevelt

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MILWAUKEE -- Two men are dead after a two-vehicle collision at Sherman and Roosevelt on Milwaukee's north side. The vehicle that slammed into them was stolen, and now, two people are in custody.

"My first thought was someone had got killed. And, you know, later on I found out it was true," Albert Patterson said.

Fatal crash near Sherman & Roosevelt

Fatal crash near Sherman & Roosevelt

Police say the crash happened around 9:30 a.m.

Prior to that, officers attempted a traffic stop of the stolen SUV near Sherman and Burleigh. The driver refused to stop and fled. MPD was not involved in a pursuit related to this incident.

The SUV eventually struck a tan four-door sedan at Sherman and Roosevelt.


The driver and passenger of the car, a 57-year-old man and a 59-year-old man, were pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver and passenger of the SUV, 21 and 22-year-old women from Milwaukee, were arrested on scene. They were transported to Froedtert Hospital with serious injuries.

Fatal crash near Sherman & Roosevelt

Fatal crash near Sherman & Roosevelt

"They're in custody. We know who they are now. We are investigating the stolen auto as well as the subsequent fatal accident," Captain Jutiki Jackson with the Milwaukee Police Department said.

The investigation is ongoing and the case will be presented to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office in the coming days.

Fatal crash near Sherman & Roosevelt

Fatal crash near Sherman & Roosevelt

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  • Bean

    That’s right, send the car thieves to the best hospital in town to get the best care possible, before they go to rot in jail, hopefully. Idiots.

  • Yep1

    I wonder what race the suspects were and what race the cops were?? Hmmm I guess it doesn’t really matter, the cops didn’t shoot anyone.

  • Ryan

    May God be with the family through these trying times. Those who caused the deaths should serve the hard time through the book at them.

  • Fred

    Unfortunately, this incident will further the cause for our liberal Mayor to prohibit chasing criminals in a vehicle. Now they get free healthcare just to be cut loose from our judicial system with a minimal sentence if they are first time offenders. They’ll be out of jail in no time and move on to terrorize our communities another day.


      According to article, MPD was not involved in a pursuit related to this. They likely terminated, yet the criminals still continued on and killed two innocent people, shame.

  • Mark

    man, I saw the picture of the victims car and thought that was the stolen vehicle and thought to myself ‘good riddance’. Now knowing it was two innocent people in what was left of their car just makes me so angry. The wrong people died in this accident…. say what you will, but it’s true. Prayers to the victims family.

  • chris

    Hopefully the two in the stolen vehicle die from their injuries. They obviously don’t value human life and should not be rewarded with a life of their own. RIP to the people they killed unless we find out later they were connected to a robbery or homicide then i guess karma was busy today.

  • YO adrian

    This would be punished by death in a foreign country. They should be executed norf korean style, death by dog eating them alive.

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