Milwaukee police believe that speed caused an SUV to lose control and struck a cement truck in the Southside that claimed the life of a 16-year-old St. Anthony School female student.
By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.
March 7, 2017
Milwaukee, WI – On Monday, Milwaukee police reported that a 16-year-old girl had lost her life in a crash involving an SUV and cement truck at the 4300 block of S. 13th Street near W. Bolivar in the Southside of the city. The deceased 16-year-old female victim was identified by family members as Lisandra Muñoz Sánchez and the driver of the SUV Chevy Tahoe involved as her brother, Ivan Muñoz Sánchez, 18. Apparently Ivan, the driver of Chevy Tahoe was speeding around 3:35 p.m., lost control and struck a cement truck killing his sister who was his passenger, according to police.
Police say, Ivan was racing with another vehicle and almost rear ended a cement truck, which he tried to avoid hitting, but lost control and struck the truck sideways.
Lisandra was pronounced dead at the scene. Ivan was taken to a local hospital and is recovering from his injuries.
Police believe speed was a contributing factor in the deadly crash. Ivan was placed in custody, with a $10,000 cash bond and cited for speeding resulting in a fatal crash. He is facing an additional charge for 2nd-degree reckless homicide in connection with the death of his sister.