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Saturday, June 15, 2019 12:40 pm

Driver dies after crashing in Elkhart police chase

Associated Press

ELKHART, Ind. -- Police in northern Indiana said one person has died after crashing into a concrete barricade during a chase.

The Elkhart Police Department said the chase began Saturday morning when an officer attempted to stop a car. Police said the driver refused to stop and was pursued before striking the concrete barricade at the end of a county road.

Police said they attempted lifesaving measures, but the driver was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

The case is being investigated by the Elkhart County Homicide Unit.