Suspect killed after crashing on I-10 in Salome area, DPS says

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A suspect was killed and another driver was injured after a pursuit that ended with a crash on Interstate 10 on Wednesday, authorities said.

At 2:26 p.m., a DPS trooper tried to stop a speeding vehicle eastbound on I-10, but the vehicle fled from the trooper, according the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

The trooper later learned the vehicle had been used in an attempted homicide in Los Angeles, according to DPS.

The vehicle crossed the median and went the wrong way where it struck a semi-truck near milepost 44.7.

The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene around 3:43 p.m. and the truck driver was treated at a hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

DPS said the identity of the suspect will not be released until the next of kin are notified.

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