Santa Rosa police pursuit ends in deadly crash

SANTA ROSA (KRON)—One person died early Sunday morning when a car crashed as it was being pursued by police.

An officer tried to stop a car around 3:05 a.m.

When the driver did not pull over, a pursuit began, police said.

The suspect crashed the car after he came to the intersection of Highway 12 and Fulton Road, police said.

Someone inside the car died, but it has not been determined if the person killed was the driver.

The identity of the person who died has not been released because authorities are waiting to notify the family.

Anyone with information about the crash or the pursuit is asked to call California Highway Patrol Officer John Sloat at (707) 588-4100.

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