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Driver of Jeep Cherokee sought in hit-and-run that killed woman near 1st and Chase

Fatal hit-and-run involving pedestrian near 1st and Chase

MILWAUKEE — A 36-year-old Milwaukee woman was struck by a hit-and-run driver and killed near S. 1st Street and S. Chase Avenue Sunday night, March 1.

Police described the striking vehicle as a 2019-2020 dark Jeep Cherokee which was headed northbound at a high rate of speed when the victim was struck.

Officers and MFD attempted life-saving measures, but unfortunately, the victim died from her injuries.

The vehicle will have front end damage and is missing the third and fourth grille inserts. The word “Jeep” on the leading edge of the hood is also damaged. The vehicle was last seen fleeing north towards Lincoln Avenue.

Jeep Cherokee

Anyone with information was asked to call police at 414-935-7360 or Milwaukee Crime Stoppers at 414-224-TIPS.

Fatal hit-and-run involving pedestrian near 1st and Chase

Fatal hit-and-run involving pedestrian near 1st and Chase

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