Fatal Police Chase Under Investigation

The driver's name was not released

A fatal police chase in Massachusetts is under investigation.

Norwood police say a man speeding on Route 1 late Wednesday night tried to get away from an officer after the officer tried to stop him at Route 1 and Dean Street by taking off down Dean Street.

However, the man's car went straight through the intersection of Dean and Washington streets and through a stone wall, police said.

Police believe the driver, who has not been named, died instantly.

The only information released about the driver is that he was a 38-year-old Norwood native who had lived outside of Massachusetts, but moved back in May.

Police say there were three warrants for his arrest and his license had been revoked at the time of his death.

The crash is under investigation.

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