The name of a Milwaukee public works driver who slammed their truck into cars parked at a Wauwatosa intersection, leaving three people dead, has been revealed as 64-year-old Denise Durrah.
The other two were identified as Paul Woida, 85, of Milwaukee and Amy Miller, 40, of Cedarburg.
Authorities revealed Woida died on scene but was removed from his vehicle before it caught fire.
When and how did the incident happened?
The fatal crash happened on the December 13, 2022, in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, when, police said in an earlier news conference, Durrah’s DPW truck collided with several other vehicles, four of which were completely destroyed.
Ten vehicles were involved in the crash near a popular shopping mall.
It’s not yet clear what caused Durrah to crash into the other vehicles and whether she suffered a medical emergency.
Who was Denise Durrah?
Denise Durrah was a Milwaukee Department of Public Works driver.
In 2019, she was a Parking enforcement officer who helped the community comply with parking regulations, ensuring that the streets are used for the greatest benefit of all residents, visitor and businesses.
On her Facebook page, Durrah wrote, “I am a God-fearing, faith fulfilling, humble seeker, WOG that work for the City of Milwaukee.”
Her page says she went to Rufus King High School in Milwaukee and worked in “sanitation.”