Man, 72, dies in crash at 44th St and 212th St SW in Lynnwood on May 24

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Thu, 11/13/2014 - 9:17am
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Thursday, May 23, 2013

A 72-year-old man died Friday night after a police pursuit ended in a crash in Lynnwood.

A 72-year-old man died Friday night after his van was struck at high speed by a vehicle driven by a felon fleeing police.

A police chase ended with a crash in Mountlake Terrace on Friday night.

Authorities say police were chasing a man and a woman in a van -- wanted on warrants.

According to police, officers tried to pull over a white van because an occupant inside was wanted on a felony warrant. The driver did not stop. Police said the van ran a red light and smashed into another van. The driver of the other van died. “They pulled him right out, he was hurt bad and couldn’t stand up,” said eyewitness Trista Arnston. Two women inside the van that police chased were taken to the hospital.

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