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Suspect dead after police chase

By AP/St. Louis Public Radio

St. Louis – A suspect is dead after a police chase in St. Louis County.

The chase began late Monday in St. Ann. It ended in University City when the car being chased struck a parked tractor-trailer.

Two suspects were in the car being chased. One died and one was injured.

St. Ann police say the incident began when an officer tried to stop the car for a traffic violation. The driver refused to stop, and a chase began. Police say a records check indicated the car had been stolen.

The St. Ann officer involved in the chase is on administrative leave while an investigation continues.