Man fatally crashes during police chase in Baytown

BAYTOWN, Texas- A man was killed after crashing during a police chase in Baytown early Saturday morning, police say. 

According to the Baytown Police Department, a patrol unit attempted to stop a gray sedan for traffic violations around 1:50 a.m. in the 6800 block of Garth Road. 

Police say the suspect vehicle "initially pulled into a parking lot as if it was going to comply," but then sped off. Officers chased the vehicle until the driver crashed on FM 1942. 

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

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