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High-speed pursuit ends with crash in Downtown Milwaukee

A high-speed pursuit that started on Interstate 43 early Saturday morning ended with a crash in Downtown Milwaukee.

A deputy from the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office attempted to stop a car on I-43 near Beecher Street around 3:15 AM on Saturday, September 26th. The driver took off northbound on the freeway and exited at Fond du Lac Avenue.

The driver sped eastbound on West McKinley Avenue where he crashed into a pole on East Knapp Street just west of North Water Street. Three persons exited the car and fled on foot.

Pursuit crash in Milwaukee on September 27, 2020
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Written by Asher Heimermann