Teen dies in crash after allegedly beating mother with baseball bat and fleeing from police

FORT WORTH, Texas (KTRK) -- A 15-year-old is dead after leading police on a chase near Dallas.

Wylie police say the teen beat his mother with a baseball bat, then fled from officers in her car.

Police say stop sticks caused the teen to lose control of the vehicle and crash into a truck carrying portable toilets.

Authorities say the impact of the crash killed the teen. No one else was injured during the chase.

The boy's mother is still in intensive care at a nearby hospital.
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