- Associated Press - Thursday, January 2, 2020

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) - A 19-year-old driver has made a plea deal on charges stemming from a fatal collision during a police chase in Davenport.

Angel Ochoa intends to plead guilty to vehicular homicide, reckless driving and other charges, according to Scott County court records. In return, the records say, prosecutors will drop a charge of vehicular homicide while driving under the influence.

The judge is not bound by the agreement, and the records don’t show that another hearing has been scheduled.

The chase began June 13, when a police officer tried to stop Ochoa’s car and a chase ensued. Investigators said Ochoa’s car reached speeds of up to 90 mph (144.9 kph) and ran through several red lights before broadsiding a car, killing 48-year-old Lori Ann Letts.

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