Man, 81, dies in crash with West Allis squad car

West Allis fatal squad crash
West Allis fatal squad crash

WEST ALLIS, Wis. (AP) - West Allis police say an 81-year-old man is dead after colliding with a squad car on its way to a crash.

It happened just before 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Police say the squad car was on its way to investigate a crash when it collided with another vehicle.

Authorities say the 81-year-old man driving the other vehicle died upon arrival at a hospital.

The officer was conscious and also taken to the hospital. The extent of the officer's injuries is unknown.

The Wisconsin State Patrol has been asked to investigate the crash. The Milwaukee County District Attorney's office also was notified.