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Woman dies at the hospital after 2-vehicle crash near Capitol and Springdale in Brookfield

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BROOKFIELD — Flight for Life was called out to the scene of a two-vehicle crash in Brookfield Tuesday night, January 3rd — and a 58-year-old woman later died at the hospital.

The crash happened around 8:00 p.m. near Capitol Drive and Springdale Road.

Officials say one of the vehicles, driven by a 16-year-old boy from Oconomowoc, was traveling eastbound on Capitol Drive, approaching Springdale Road. The second vehicle, driven by a 58-year-old woman from Brown Deer, was stopped for a red light on northbound Springdale Road.

The investigation revealed that the 16-year-old boy deviated from his lane and struck the vehicle driven by the 58-year-old woman.

The woman was seriously injured and taken by Flight for Life to Froedtert. She passed away on Wednesday, January 4th at the hospital.

The boy was not injured.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Weather, road conditions, drugs and alcohol do not appear to be factors.

Monitor FOX6 News and for update on this developing story.

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