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Driver Killed in Crash After High-Speed Chase

Police estimate that the driver was traveling at 100mph before the crash



    Driver Killed in Crash After High-Speed Chase

    A man was killed in a crash after leading police on a high-speed chase that went through Connecticut and Massachusetts early Friday morning.

    Massachusetts State Police pursued the suspect when he drove through 91 Northbound in Longmeadow at high speed. The driver continued to flee from police before losing control and crashing while trying to take Exit 2 in Springfield.

    Police estimate the driver, who has not been identified yet, was driving around 100 mph before the crash.

    The driver was taken to Baystate Medical Center in Springfield where he died from his injuries. He was the only one in the vehicle, according to police.

    The incident remains under investigation.

    The highway has since been reopened for the morning commute.

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