1 dead, 1 hurt, in early morning car crash

MILWAUKEE- One person is dead and another hurt after an early morning car crash on Milwaukee's north-west side.

Police arriving on scene near Sherman Boulevard and Monrovia Way around 2:30 this (Thursday) morning after a silver SUV slammed into a tree, completely uprooting it from the ground.

The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner was called to the scene and declared one person dead at the scene while the second person in the vehicle was taken to a hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

The accident shut down a portion of Sherman Boulevard for several hours this morning.

The identities of the deceased, and the other person in the vehicle, have not yet been released.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

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