Houston man dies after jumping into river during police pursuit

Houston man dies after jumping into river during police pursuit


09/15/2015 // JusticeNewsFlash // (press release)

Houston, Texas – A Houston man died while trying to run from police during a chase in Houston. The Baytown Sun reported that the man, jumped into the San Jacinto River and did not survive. The man’s body was subsequently recovered from the water.

The name of the man was not released immediately. According to investigators, he was suspected of being involved in a hit-and-run accident. The vehicle of the suspect sped from the scene.

Lt. Larry Crowson stated that the driver jumped from an overpass on the highway and into the river after officers closed in on the vehicle.

Further details about the incident had not yet been disclosed at the time of the report.

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Source: The Baytown Sun News Story http://baytownsun.com/texas_ap/article_6e578b69-e41c-5a5e-a1c0-ff3912a59e3d.html

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