One person died and another was injured when a police pursuit in Wahpeton ended with the suspect's vehicle crashing into a utility pole.

One person died and another was injured when a police pursuit in Wahpeton ended with the suspect's vehicle crashing into a utility pole.

 

The Monday night pursuit lasted for only about a few blocks before the suspect's van crashed. Authorities say the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed and both occupants were ejected.

 

The 26-year-old driver died at a Wahpeton hospital. The passenger was taken to a Fargo hospital.

 

The chase began when an officer spotted the van speeding through a stop sign.