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Man Who Fled Police Dies When Vehicle Crashes

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FINKSBURG, Md. (AP) — The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office says a 29-year-old man was killed when he fled police in his truck and crashed the vehicle in Finksburg.

Authorities say at about 6:25 a.m. Monday, a deputy saw a truck speeding in Finksburg. Police say the driver failed to stop when the deputy activated his emergency lights.

Deputies say the man continued to speed onto Route 140, where he struck a van.

Police say the driver who fled died at a local hospital. The driver of the van was treated and released.

The incident is under investigation.

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