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Authorities have identified two men struck and killed by suspected drunk drivers in Milwaukee as a military veteran who overcame homelessness and a Marquette University business school dean.
The men were killed Tuesday night in separate incidents about a mile apart on the city's west side.
The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office identified the victim of the first crash about 6:30 p.m. as 37-year-old Nathan Garski. Police believe he had been panhandling on the median of an intersection when he was hit by an SUV.
About 90 minutes later 60-year-old Joe Daniels was crossing a street on campus after a meeting when he was struck. The Journal Sentinel reports police say the 20-year-old female driver was speeding when she hit Daniels.
WISCONSIN - Coronavirus cases are on the rise globally as well -- further stressing the global supply chain for personal protective equipment. Newswatch 12 spoke with Senator Tammy Baldwin on Wednesday. She called the lack of federal response to COVID-19 inexcusable.
"I think about how different things would've been today if in the earliest days President Trump had used the something called the Defense Production Act," said Baldwin.
Senator Baldwin argues this would've made sure all the personal protection equipment we needed would have been produced. She says different hospitals and health care facilities have been competing over the same equipment.
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