Po­lice pur­suit leads to fiery crash that kills 3, injures 3

Daily Local News (West Chester, PA) - - MAR­KET­PLACE -

Au­thor­i­ties say a po­lice chase led to a fiery crash that killed three peo­ple and in­jured three oth­ers near Pitts­burgh.

The crash hap­pened Thurs­day af­ter­noon in North Versailles, Pa.

Al­legheny County spokes­woman Amie Downs said the chase be­gan shortly af­ter a traf­fic stop in East McKeesport.

It was not im­me­di­ately clear why the driver was pulled over.

Downs said the car took off, and East McKeesport po­lice pur­sued it into North Versailles. The driver hit two other cars be­fore crash­ing.

One im­age posted on Twit­ter shows a car en­gulfed in flames at an in­ter­sec­tion.

Later pic­tures show the shell of a com­pletely burned car.

Spokes­men for the North Versailles and East McKeesport po­lice depart­ments could not im­me­di­ately be reached for comment.

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