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Car flies off I-35 ramp in Dallas after police chase, killing 4

4 dead after car plunges off of I-35E in police pursuit
4 dead after car plunges off of I-35E in police pursuit 02:48

IRVING – Four people have died after a police chase early Thursday morning.

Police say at around 2 a.m., they located a stolen vehicle in the 3200 block of N Belt Line Road.

Officers attempted to make a traffic stop but the vehicle took off. A pursuit began, going into Dallas.

The driver of the vehicle lost control near I-35 and Woodall Rodgers Freeway and wrecked, killing the four people in the vehicle. TxDOT says the vehicle flew off the ramp from I-35.

DSO tells CBS News Texas that one of their deputies was injured after a hitting a light pole that fell as a result of the crash. That deputy crashed into a concrete barrier and was taken to a hospital for injuries. 

The I-35E northbound off-ramp at Continental Avenue and I-35E southbound at Woodall Rodgers Freeway are closed as a result.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

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