Woman killed in hit-and-run crash near 24th and Center identified as Shardae Penleton

Updated: 12:56 p.m. on Oct. 6, 2020 

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Family tells CBS 58 the woman who was killed in a hit-and-run crash near 24th and Center, is Shardae Penleton.

Milwaukee police confirmed Penleton was 24 years old. 

A vigil is planned for 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, family said. 


Published: 11:03 a.m. on Oct. 4, 2020 

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee police say a woman who appears to be in her 30's was killed in a hit-and-run crash involving two vehicles around 10:23 p.m. near 24th and Center Saturday, Oct. 3. 

According to police, a vehicle was speeding and crashed into a second vehicle. The impact of the collision caused the second vehicle to crash into a building and a pedestrian. The first and striking vehicle started on fire and the occupants fled on foot. 

The pedestrian, a woman who appears to be in her 30's, was killed. 

Police say the driver of the second vehicle was a 19-year-old man who sustained serious injuries. He is expected to survive. 

There are no current suspects.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Milwaukee Police at (414) 935-7360 or Crime Stoppers at (414) 224-TIPS or P3 Tips App for cash reward.

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