Armed carjacking suspect dies in crash during police chase
A man suspected in an armed carjacking died during a police chase after the car crashed and burst into flames.
Derrick Foster, 48, was pronounced dead at the scene early Tuesday after Prince George’s County police extinguished the flames and pulled him from the car.
Police said Mr. Foster had stolen a woman’s car at gunpoint, and later was spotted by a patrol officer about 10 miles away. The chase lasted 30 seconds before he crashed into two utility poles. Police recovered a gun from Mr. Foster.