Update: Death near Highway 145 at 124th Street ruled a suicide

Updated 8:28 a.m. on January 5, 2020

MILWAUKEE COUNTY (CBS 58) -- A death on Highway 145 just south of 124th Street has been ruled a suicide.

According to the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office, a deputy responded to the grassy area adjacent to the freeway for a report of a body. The deputy located a person who was pronounced dead at the scene.

The freeway was shut down for two hours while detectives investigated.

The preliminary investigation from the sheriff's office indicates that this was a suicide.


MILWAUKEE COUNTY (CBS 58) -- The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner confirms they were called to a fatal crash on the ramp to northbound Highway 145. 

It happened around 4:19 p.m. on Saturday.

The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office is investigating the crash.

It's estimated that the northbound lanes on WIS 145 at the connector to US 41/45 will be closed for two hours.

There is currently no word on what led up to the crash.

Stay with CBS 58 News for more information on this developing story.

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