A male suspect was killed in a rollover crash after fleeing police in Parkland, according to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department.
A 31-year-old man was killed Tuesday while fleeing from police in a stolen car, according to a Pierce County Sheriff’s Department news release.
Deputies saw the Saturn sedan traveling on 121st Street East through Parkland about 2:45 p.m., the department said. When they tried to pull the car over, the suspect fled east and clipped a vintage Mustang while driving through the intersection of 121st Street East and Golden Given Road East, the department said.
The Saturn flipped over, and the suspect died at the crash scene. Police had lost sight of the Saturn before the crash, according to the sheriff’s department.
The driver of the Mustang was taken to a hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. No other injuries were reported, the department said.
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According to the release, a search of the suspect’s vehicle turned up $500 in counterfeit U.S. currency bills.
The suspect, whose name has not yet been released, had both felony and misdemeanor warrants for his arrest, the department said.