A pregnant woman, identified as Erin Mogensen, was tragically killed in a car crash in Milwaukee on Thursday morning. The incident occurred near 100th and Capitol Drive when a reckless driver, allegedly speeding at around 100 mph in a stolen SUV, collided with Mogensen’s vehicle. The driver of the SUV fled the scene on foot.
On Friday, the police announced the arrest of a 20-year-old man in connection with the incident. Charges are expected to be filed against him in the coming days.
Alex Mogensen, Erin’s husband, shared that they had just celebrated their four-year anniversary and were eagerly anticipating the arrival of their first child. Erin Mogensen was seven weeks pregnant at the time of her death. The couple had met in culinary school and shared a passion for cooking. They had planned a vacation to celebrate their anniversary and the joyous news of their pregnancy.
Alex Mogensen described Erin as a kind and selfless person who always prioritized helping others. The couple had recently shared their pregnancy news with family and friends during a Halloween gathering at their home.