Driver Crashes, Killed Trying to Get Away From Police

Posted at 5:48 AM, Jun 21, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-21 18:25:23-04

PRAIRIEVILLE, Mich. — A man running from a Prairieville Township police officer crashed and died late Thursday.

The officer had tried to pull the man over for a traffic violation when the 58-year-old drove off.

The pursuit ended when the subject rolled his vehicle on Doster Road near 4 Mile Road in the township. He was not belted in and was ejected, according to the Barry County Sheriff’s Department.

He died at the scene.