Police Pursuit Ends with Death of Suspect Vehicle's Passenger | NBC Southern California

Police Pursuit Ends with Death of Suspect Vehicle's Passenger

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    One person was dead following a vehicle pursuit in Temple City Monday, June 2, 2014.

    A police pursuit in Temple City Monday ended with the death of a passenger in the suspect vehicle.

    Emergency personnel responded to the end of a pursuit after receiving reports of a traffic collision near East Lower Azusa Road and Arden Drive, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

    The driver was injured and taken into custody, officials said.

    Aerial video from NewsChopper4 showed what appeared to be three vehicles involved in a crash. The windhshield of a black sedan had major damage to the hood and windshield.

    Speeds of the pursuit on surface streets reached 70 mph, officials said.

    Arcadia police responded to a report of a stolen vehicle prior to the pursuit. It was unclear what led to the passenger’s death. 

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