Archive for Saturday, May 23, 2009

2 die in police chase

May 23, 2009

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— A police chase ended with two people dead in the Kansas City suburb of Lenexa.

The Kansas Highway Patrol said the driver was fleeing from Olathe police on northbound Interstate 35 early Friday when he lost control of a pickup truck on the Interstate 435 east exit ramp.

The truck rolled several times, and the driver and his passenger were ejected.

The patrol said 21-year-old Evaristo G. Limas died not long after arriving at the hospital. Eighteen-year-old Joseph L. Pine died hours later.

The patrol said it was not known which man was driving.

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