Chase ends with deadly crash in northeast Houston

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A chase on Tuesday afternoon ended with a crash that killed the driver who was running from authorities.

The wreck happened on N. McCarty Road in northeast Houston. According to the Harris County Sheriff's Office, the driver of the suspect vehicle died after crashing into a utility pole. The driver was the only person in the vehicle.

There's no immediate information on what prompted the chase or where it began.

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