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Victim Identified in Northwest Milwaukee Car Crash

Posted on July 7, 2010 6:27 am under Car Accidents

A man who was killed in a Milwaukee car accident Friday has been identified as Shavehz D. Roberts, according to the Milwaukee County medical examiner’s office.

According to a medical examiner’s report, the 21 year-old Milwaukee resident and some of his friend were drinking and smoking marijuana at a party before the crash occurred shortly after 4:00 a.m. Roberts is believed to have been driving a Hyundai Elantra behind a friend’s car when he lost control of the vehicle, and crashed into a wooded area in the 7800 block of North 91st Street, Authorities say.

Roberts was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. Another person, a passenger in the Elantra, sustained a serious leg injury and was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.