1 dead following police pursuit on Indy’s northeast side

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- A person is dead after a police pursuit that ended in a crash on the northeast side of Indianapolis, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.

The pursuit ended Sunday afternoon when the driver of the vehicle crashed into a tree before hitting a utility pole in the 8400 block of East 42nd Street.

Police say the pursuit began just after 1 p.m. when officers attempted to pull over a vehicle at 42nd Street and Post Road for a traffic violation. The driver sped off, and a pursuit lasted roughly 10-15 seconds before the crash occurred, according to officials.

The driver was killed on impact. Their identity has not yet been released.

This is a developing story.

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