Car and scooter accident leaves 1 dead near 37th and Congress

Updated: 2:20 p.m. on Sept. 1, 2023

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee police are investigating a fatal crash the took place Thursday, Aug. 31. 

A 52-year-old Milwaukee man was riding on a rental scooter near 37th and Congress when an automobile struck the victim. 

Medical assistance was performed on the man; however, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office identified the victim as 52-year-old Robert Cocroft. 

The driver of the automobile fled the scene without stopping.

This investigation is ongoing. Milwaukee police continue to seek an unknown suspect.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Milwaukee Police at (414) 935-7360 or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at (414) 224-Tips or P3 Tips.

Published: 9:54 p.m. on Aug. 31, 2023

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- According to the Milwaukee Fire Department, one person has been pronounced dead after an accident involving a car and scooter.

The accident took place on Thursday, Aug. 30 near 37th and Congress. 

This is a developing story. Stick with CBS58 online and on air for updates. 

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