Chase suspect dies in crash in north Houston

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A police chase last night ended with the death of a driver who police say sparked the pursuit. (KTRK)

A police chase ended with the death of a driver on Houston's north side last night. The driver police were chasing crashed and died.

Police tell us they spotted a car going the wrong way on Fulton around 11pm and tried to stop the driver, but that driver took off. The chase went into a neighborhood street, ending on Sunnyside Street at Nordling Road.

Houston Police Department's Victor Senties said the driver hit an elevation in the street and lost control, hitting a tree.

Another man in the car was taken to the hospital, but is expected to survive his injuries. There's no word yet on why the driver tried to run.

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