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Green Bay pursuit ends in fatality

Driver's car jumped a curb and struck a tree
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Posted at 7:28 AM, Apr 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-18 08:28:31-04
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- A driver has died after being pursued by police in Green Bay.
 
Officers were called to investigate a person trying to break into some vehicles in a west side neighborhood Sunday shortly before 10 p.m.  Authorities say the person appeared to be intoxicated.
 A short time later, officers tried to stop a vehicle that was operating erratically in the area. WLUK-TV  says the driver started to pull over, but then took off and eventually jumped a curb and struck a tree. The vehicle split apart. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
 
Appleton police are investigating because the case is classified as an "officer-involved death." The State Patrol is also investigating.
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