SANTA ROSA (CBS SF) — One person died Sunday morning in Santa Rosa when the vehicle they were crashed as it was being pursued by an officer, according to police.

Around 3:05 a.m., an officer tried to make a traffic enforcement stop on a vehicle. When the driver failed to yield, a pursuit ensued, police said.

The suspect vehicle crashed as it was approaching the intersection of state Highway 12 and Fulton Road, according to police.

Police Chase Ends With Fatal Crash

The pursued vehicle was nearing the intersection of Hwy 12 and Fulton Rd. when it crashed. (CBS)

An occupant inside the vehicle was killed, although, it was not immediately clear if the victim was the car’s driver.

The identity of the victim has not been released, pending notification of the victim’s family.

Officers are continuing to investigate the incident, police said.

Anyone with information about the crash or pursuit is asked to contact California Highway Patrol Officer John Sloat at (707) 588-4100.

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Comments (2)
  1. Harvey says:

    Thank you Lord for wiping out one more inferior from the Bay Area.

  2. Ed & Lynne Richards says:

    Why is the driver listed as a victim? Since no other bodies were found around the crash site who else could be driving, Darwin?