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News: Driver killed in police pursuit, crash in Battle Creek

BATTLE CREEK, IA - A man was killed in a rollover crash while fleeing an Ida County deputy last night.

According to KCAU, the deputy attempted to stop the vehicle for a traffic violation near Ida Grove when the driver took off, prompting a lengthy pursuit.

The chase ended when the 47-year-old driver lost control near the Crawford Creek Recreation area and struck a tree, causing his vehicle to roll an unknown number of times.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. It is unclear at this time why he fled police.

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