Pursuit ends in deadly crash in northeast Oklahoma City

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OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Emergency crews were called to northeast Oklahoma City after a violent crash following a police pursuit on Monday morning.

Officials say it all started when a black truck was stolen from a construction site at 25th and Central.

Police were pursuing the truck when the suspect crashed into a white car at N.E. 16th St. and Martin Luther King Blvd. in northeast Oklahoma City.

Officials say EMSA paramedics and firefighters with the Oklahoma City Fire Department were called to the scene.

Investigators at the scene confirmed to KFOR that one person has died in the crash. Officials say the victim was not involved in the pursuit.

However, no other details are being released at this time.

Drivers are being told to avoid the area as officials continue to investigate.

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