- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 12, 2017

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) - La Crosse police say a man who crashed a car into creek following a weekend chase has died of his injuries.

Authorities say 19-year-old DeShawn Huff, of Winona, Minnesota, was driving a stolen vehicle last Sunday when police tried to stop him. He sped away with police in pursuit. Police video shows Huff veering off a street and into Swift Creek.

Officers went into the water and threw ropes to Huff but he was unable to grab them or stay afloat. A water rescue team was called and pulled Huff from the water. He was taken to Gundersen Health System hospital. Police said Wednesday that Huff has died from his injuries.

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