Chase ends in fiery crash after suspect slams into pole in northeast Houston, deputies say

The suspect died after crashing into a pole, deputies confirmed.

HOUSTON – A chase ended in a deadly crash Tuesday afternoon after deputies say the suspect crashed into a pole in a stolen vehicle.

Harris County Sheriff’s Office deputies said the single-vehicle crash happened in the 4800 block of N. McCarty.

The suspect died as a result of the crash, deputies said.

It’s not clear what prompted deputies to start chasing the vehicle. The suspect’s identity has not been released.