Man dies during MN burglary investigation, police chase
DAKOTA COUNTY, MN (Valley News Live) - A Minnesota theft suspect is dead and a woman is critically injured, after police say they tried getting away from officers during a burglary investigation.
The state patrol says Dakota County deputies responding to a burglary in progress Thursday morning in a rural neighborhood, spotted a suspicious vehicle backed into a secluded area on the property.
A deputy tried blocking the vehicle in, but the driver ran into the squad car and took off on a gravel road.
The deputy lost sight of the car for a short time during the chase, but then found the car had rolled into a farm field.
The driver was dead and a woman in the passenger’s seat had serious injuries.
Police say the car had been stolen in Minneapolis.
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