Woman dies after hit by car fleeing police

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KANSAS CITY, Kansas (AP) – Police say a 62-year-old woman died when a car fleeing from police ran a stop sign and collided with her vehicle.

The accident happened Monday night in Kansas City, Kan.

Police say they began pursuing the man’s vehicle after it sped away from what is a well-known drug house. The man’s car eventually ran a stop sign and hit a car driven by Graciela Olivas, of Kansas City, Kan.

Police said the man tried to run away from the scene after the crash. He was taken into custody after a short foot chase.

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