- Associated Press - Thursday, May 28, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma City police say a man who was leading officers on a car chase was killed when the car he was driving crashed and rolled several times.

Police say 31-year-old John Estrada died when he was thrown from the vehicle after it crashed into a utility pole Wednesday night and overturned. Police say Estrada was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the car.

Police say Estrada’s 71-year-old grandmother - Maria Estrada was also in the car and was injured in the crash, but is expected to recover.

Capt. Paco Balderrama says the chase began about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday when John Estrada sped away as officers arrived at a location in south downtown Oklahoma City to investigate reports of shots being fired.


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