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Police chase in western Michigan ends with fatal crash

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Posted at 7:44 AM, Dec 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-18 07:44:55-05

Police say a driver fleeing an officer in western Michigan has died after losing control of her vehicle on a curve and crashing into a tree.

Battle Creek police said the officer was trying to stop the woman for speeding and reckless driving when the crash occurred about 3:30 a.m. Sunday.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. Her name was not immediately released.

Police say the pursuit lasted for several miles.