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Brooklyn Park, MN (KROC-AM News) - A police chase in the Twin Cities this morning ended with a fatal crash.

The Brooklyn Park Police Department says its officers were alerted about 7:20 AM that the driver of a vehicle had fled from police in nearby Osseo and was last seen headed toward Brooklyn Park. Moments later, the Brooklyn Park Lease Department was notified that the suspect vehicle had smashed into another vehicle at the intersection of two four-lane roadways near the border of the two cities.


A news release says the driver of the speeding vehicle fled the scene on foot but a witness called 911 and reported the suspect's location to police and he was taken into custody.

Brooklyn Park Police say the driver of the other vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene and the victim's passenger was transported to a hospital with serious injuries. Their names and the name of the suspect have not been released.

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