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1 Dead, 2 Officers Hurt In Louisville Police Chase Crash

Posted at 8:03 AM, Dec 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-23 08:03:32-05

LOUISVILLE (WAVE 3) — One person was killed and two police officers were injured after a pair of crashes that resulted from a police chase.

WAVE 3 reports that two police cars were pursuing a Lexus sport-utility vehicle that had been reported stolen along Interstate Highway 65.

At one point, police say, the driver of the SUV made an evasive turn, causing the police cruisers to crash.

Both officers were treated for minor injuries.

The SUV later collided with a utility pole, killing one of the four passengers.

The driver was arrested but was not immediately identified.