- Associated Press - Saturday, January 21, 2017

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Milwaukee police say two teenagers fleeing police in a stolen car were killed when they crashed into another vehicle.

The Journal Sentinel (https://bit.ly/2jADCgfA ) reports the teens were in a Volkswagen Passat that was taken during an armed robbery at about 7:15 p.m. Friday.

Police say officers tried to stop the car but the driver took off. Authorities say the driver failed to stop at a red light at an intersection in north Milwaukee and collided with another car. The Volkswagen then struck a light pole.

One teen in the Volkswagen died at the scene. Police say the other teen died at a hospital.

Police say a handgun was recovered from the Volkswagen. The other driver suffered non-life-threatening injuries. No officers were hurt.

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Information from: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, https://www.jsonline.com


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