Chase ends with 1 dead, several hurt


GARNER (AP) — A woman died and a 14-year-old passenger is in critical condition after a crash during a police chase in Garner.

Local media outlets report officers tried to stop 18-year-old Kawme McGregory for speeding at around 7 p.m. Thursday. Police say McGregory stopped but then sped off, and officers followed.

McGregory’s vehicle was in a crash with a white van. McGregory’s passenger, 25-year-old Shada Sahquea Taylor, died. The other driver, Shaun Dontay Jackson, and two children in the van were taken to the hospital. Police said one of the children, a 14-year-old, was in critical condition.

McGregory was also hospitalized, and his condition wasn’t known.

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