Death Toll From Milwaukee Wrong-Way Crash Now At 3

Posted Thursday, July 5, 2012 --- 7:35 a.m.

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- A woman involved in a wrong-way crash in Milwaukee this week has died of her injuries, bringing the death toll from the collision to three.

The Milwaukee County sheriff's office says 45-year-old Kathlene L. Flessert died Wednesday morning.

The crash happened Monday about 1:20 a.m. on Highway 41. Deputies say a woman was driving south in the northbound lanes, causing a chain-reaction crash involving four vehicles.

The wrong-way driver was identified as 22-year-old Takeya S. Walker. She struck a vehicle driven by 23-year-old Deandre L. Jackson. Both drivers died Monday.

Flessert had been hospitalized in critical condition.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.


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