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Police Pursuit Ends With Man Killed After Crashing Into Concrete Barrier In Northampton County, Officials Say

LOWER NAZARETH, Pa. (CBS) -- A car slammed into a concrete barrier, killing a man driving the vehicle in Northampton County. According to authorities, Pennsylvania State Police were pursuing that vehicle before the crash.

Investigators say a speeding Lexus slammed into two cars and then a concrete barrier on Route 248 Tuesday afternoon.

The Lexus was driven by 24-year-old Jimmy Nguyen. He died in the crash.

Investigators say the pursuit began when Nguyen failed to pull over for police near Wegman's Road, sped away and struck a vehicle.

The driver of a white Mercedes was taken to the hospital with what police describe as moderate injuries.


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