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MPD: 3 pronounced dead at scene of crash near 26th and Townsend; 2 others hurt

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Scene of fatal crash at 26th and Townsend, Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- A 29-year-old man, a 22-year-old woman, and a 2-year-old girl died at the scene of a crash near 26th Street and Townsend Street Friday night, Dec. 27 -- where police said a vehicle slammed into a tree after a witness said it was traveling at a high rate of speed.

Police said a 5-month-old boy was taken to the hospital in grave condition, and a 1-year-old girl was in stable condition.

The wreck happened around 8:15 p.m.

Police said a witness saw the vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed -- before crashing into a tree.

The cause of the crash was under investigation.

Scene of fatal crash at 26th and Townsend, Milwaukee

Scene of fatal crash at 26th and Townsend, Milwaukee

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