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One dead two injured in car crash following police chase

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — One person died and two people are injured after an SUV being pursued by police crashed into another vehicle early Sunday.

Police said the crash happened around 2 a.m. Sunday after officers from Kansas City, Kansas, pursued a GMC Terrain that had been taken in an armed robbery into Kansas City, Missouri.

The GMC was traveling at a high speed when it went through a red light and struck a Nissan Altima, according to Kansas City, Missouri, Police spokesman Sgt. Jake Becchina.

A passenger in the front of the Nissan died at the scene of the crash. The Nissan’s driver suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital. The GMC driver was taken to a hospital with serious injuries.

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