Driver who led HCSO deputies on chase killed after crashing into freeway sign

HOUSTON – A driver was killed in a crash after leading Harris County sheriff’s deputies on a chase Monday, authorities said.

HCSO Watch Command said they received reports about a driver in a dark Chevy evading deputies at around 8:18 p.m.

According to investigators, the chase began in the 1000 block of Little York. The vehicle crashed into freeway pillar signs on Hardy Street and North Loop close to 8:30 p.m.

Deputies said the driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators have not yet said why deputies were attempting to pull the driver over.

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