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Teens arrested in connection with fatal hit-and-run crash

Police found the car and the suspects on Milwaukee’s north side.
Published: Oct. 16, 2021 at 12:07 PM CDT
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WAUWATOSA, Wis. (AP) — Wauwatosa police have arrested four juveniles in connection with a hit-and-run crash that struck and killed a 47-year-old woman who was trying to stop an attempted vehicle theft at a Wauwatosa hotel early Thursday morning.

Police said the four teens were trying to steal a vehicle at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel in Wauwatosa Thursday morning when Sunita Balogun tried to alert hotel staff of the incident.  

Soon after, one of the teens entered Balogun’s SUV and struck her with it before stealing the vehicle and leaving the scene.

Police found the car and the suspects on Milwaukee’s north side.

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