Baytown PD: Chase suspect killed innocent driver

A high speed chase in Baytown ended tragically with an innocent driver being killed.

BAYTOWN – An innocent driver was killed Thursday afternoon when a chase suspect slammed into his car.

The victim, a 62-year-old man, was inside his stalled car on Highway 146 in Baytown when he was hit. He died at the scene.

The 20-year-old suspect was arrested and taken into custody.

Baytown police say an officer spotted the suspect driving erratically around 3 p.m. and tried to pull him over. The officer said he refused to stop and sped away.

After a brief chase, the suspect hydroplaned, lost control, crashed through a fence and into the victim’s car.

 

 

(© 2016 KHOU)


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