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News: One person left dead after crash in Des Moines

DES MOINES, IA- One person was killed in a crash following a pursuit on E. MLK, Jr Parkway.

KCCI reports, that Saturday morning police were pursuing a speeding vehicle on E. MLK, Jr Parkway. The officer attempted to stop the vehicle, but it sped off into Scott Avenue where the driver lost control and crashed into a tree.

One of the passengers died at the scene, with the other being taken to the hospital with injuries.

Police closed Scott Avenue until 9:30 a.m. Saturday. 

Have you suffered injury or lost a loved one due to the reckless actions of another driver in Iowa? If so, you have the right to seek compensation for a variety of damages, including medical bills, funeral expenses, and pain and suffering. Contact the Des Moines car accident lawyers at the Hope Law Firm. We can be contacted online or by phone at 515-298-5056.