Huntington Beach: Crash Following Pursuit Leaves One Dead, Another Injured

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05.26.2022 | 7:33 PM | HUNTINGTON BEACH – A crash that occurred following a police pursuit left one person dead and another person injured, Thursday night.

Fountain Valley police were in pursuit of a vehicle but called off the chase sometime before the car crashed into a tree near the intersection of Brookhurst and Bushard streets around 7:30 PM.

One occupant of the vehicle was pronounced deceased while another was rushed to a nearby hospital, police said.

It was unclear if any other vehicles were involved in the crash or what led to the police pursuit just before the crash.

The identity of the deceased victim was not immediately released and police are continuing to investigate the circumstances leading up to the deadly crash.

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