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Police pursuit across state line ends in rollover crash in Kansas City, Kan.

A police pursuit from Kansas City to Kansas City, Kan., ended Thursday when the suspect vehicle crashed and rolled over.

Four occupants of the suspect vehicle were taken to hospitals after the crash at Interstate 635 and State Avenue.

The extent of injuries was not immediately known, but not did appear to be life-threatening.

The pursuit began just before 1 p.m. Thursday in the area of 18th Street and Interstate 70 in Kansas City when police spotted the vehicle driving at a high rate of speed on residential streets.

At least one person in the vehicle may have been wanted for questioning in a homicide, according to police radio traffic.

The vehicle headed west on I-70 into Kansas and then turned north on I-635.

It crashed while attempting to exit onto State Avenue.

One of the four occupants of the vehicle attempted to run from the scene but was caught by police.

Tony Rizzo: 816-234-4435, @trizzkc

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