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Maria Lopez Carbajal, 15, and Kandy Casterjon, 15, killed, and two teens injured in rollover crash on U.S. 74 near Union County, North Carolina
The PIT maneuver is an intentional collision by the trooper with the fleeing vehicle. It’s designed to lift the rear wheels off the pavement and make the vehicle spin out.
Experts say the move can be very effective, but note that minivans are top-heavy and have small tires, making them more likely to flip.