By Associated Press - Monday, October 15, 2018

WAKE FOREST, N.C. (AP) - Authorities say one man was killed in a police chase in North Carolina.

Wake Forest town spokesman Bill Crabtree tells news outlets that Wake Forest police initiated a pursuit Sunday night.

According to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, the pursued vehicle was driven by 35-year-old Marcus Richardson, who lost control, went into the left lane and slammed head-on into a van. Richardson died at the scene.

The van driver was hospitalized with minor injuries.

Authorities have not said why police attempted to stop Richardson.

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