1 dead after driver crashes during attempt to elude Durham police

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – Durham police said one person is dead and another injured after a driver attempted to elude police Thursday afternoon.

Durham police attempted to stop a vehicle seen speeding around 4:15 p.m.

The vehicle did not stop for the officer and sped away at a high rate of speed.

That vehicle crashed seconds later near Residence Inn Boulevard and Highway 54, police said.

The passenger in the vehicle died and the driver was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

The incident is under investigation.

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