Police chase ends in crash that kills fleeing driver.

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POST FALLS, Idaho (AP) — The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office says the driver of a vehicle being chased by a deputy died after crashing near Post Falls.

Authorities say the deputy saw the vehicle speeding recklessly at about 12:30 a.m. Sunday at West Prairie Avenue and North Huetter Road. The deputy pursued the vehicle, which fled and crashed a short time later. The driver was dead at the scene.

The Idaho State Police is investigating. No further information was immediately released.