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Tulsa man leading Oklahoma police on vehicle pursuit dies in crash

Posted at 11:39 AM, Apr 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-09 12:39:49-04

TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a Tulsa man was killed when he crashed his sport utility vehicle while leading police on vehicle chase.

The OHP says 40-year-old Eric Poore died at a hospital less than an hour after crashing about 11 p.m. Saturday in northwest Tulsa.

An OHP report says Poore was traveling at a high speed while being pursued by law enforcement when the SUV he was driving went off the road in a curve and crashed into an embankment, then struck a tree.

The report does not reveal which law enforcement agency was involved or other details about the pursuit.

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