Armed car­jack­ing sus­pect dies in crash dur­ing po­lice chase

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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.

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