STOCKTON (CBS13) – A man who led law enforcement in a car chase has died after crashing into a tree in Stockton, police said Wednesday.
According to the Stockton Police Department, deputies from the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office attempted to pass the suspect around 2 p.m.
The driver is said to have crashed into a tree a short time later in the area of Michigan Avenue and Pershing, just south of the Pacific University campus.
The suspect, described only as an adult male, was taken to hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
The collision forced the closure of Pershing Avenue between Alpine Avenue and Country Avenue.
The Stockton Police Department said the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office, the County Medical Examiner’s Office, the California Highway Patrol and the District Attorney’s Office of Investigation are all assisting with the investigation.
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