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Teen, 14, Crashes After Leading Police On Chase In Stockton

STOCKTON (CBS13) - A teenager has died after he led police on a stolen-vehicle pursuit in Stockton overnight.

Around 12:41 a.m., Stockton Police Department officers spotted a stolen vehicle in the area of El Dorado and Fremont streets and tried to make a traffic stop. The driver refused, leading police on a two-minute-long pursuit, according to a Stockton Police Department statement.

The chase ended when the driver, a 14-year-old male, hit a tree along El Dorado Street at E. Stadium Street. He was taken to a local hospital to be treated for life-threatening injuries. He was later pronounced dead.

A female juvenile passenger was also in the car. She was uninjured and has been detained, police say.

The incident remains under investigation.

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