A driver who police tried to stop for speeding died early Wednesday in a high-speed crash minutes later that critically injured another driver.
The collision occurred about 3 a.m. at 31st Street and Jackson Avenue, according to media reports.
Police had tried to stop a Dodge Charger that was speeding south along Jackson near Truman Road. The driver, however, did not stop and officers gave up the pursuit about 23rd Street.
A few minutes later, police received reports of a crash involving the Charger at 31st and Jackson. The Charger collided with a Nissan Xterra that was headed west on 31st. It was unclear which vehicle ran a red light, police said.
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The 22-year-old male driver of the Charger died at a hospital. The driver of the Xterra, a 52-year-old man, was taken to the hospital with critical injuries.
The crash remains under investigation.