Man dies after crashing as trooper chased him in Greensboro
GREENSBORO, NC (AP) — Investigators say a 29-year-old driver has been killed in a crash as he tried to speed away from a North Carolina trooper.
Authorities told media outlets that a trooper saw Demario Polk speeding while cutting through a parking lot in Greensboro late Friday night.
Troopers say Polk sped away when the officer tried to pull him over, then crashed into a ditch during a short chase.
Authorities say Polk was not wearing a seat belt and died at the scene.
The chase and crash are under investigation.
(Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)