- Associated Press - Tuesday, December 1, 2020

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A man died after a stolen car he was driving crashed during a police pursuit early Tuesday, Wichita police said.

Police received a report about 6 a.m. Tuesday that a car that had been left running to warm up was stolen, Police Capt. Wendell Nicholson said.

Officers saw the car a short time later and began a pursuit. The driver eventually clipped another vehicle at an intersection and crashed into a telephone pole, Nicholson said.

The driver was thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene. His name has not been released.

Wichita police and the Kansas Highway Patrol are investigating the crash.

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