All the lanes of WIS Highway 145 were shut down by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation after one vehicle crashed into a pole. The accident occurred on December 13 at around 5:30 in the afternoon. According to the Milwaukee Police Department, a gray Cadillac STS that was being driven by a 27-year-old resident of Milwaukee steered away from the road and hit a traffic control signal support pole near Fond du Lac and Stark Street, just south of the highway’s exit ramp.
The driver was brought to a local hospital after sustaining critical injuries. However, the passenger of the Cadillac, a 28-year-old man from Milwaukee, was pronounced dead on the scene.