Crash kills 1 during police chase in Monroe - WAOW - Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

Crash kills 1 during police chase in Monroe

MONROE, Mich. (AP) -

A 59-year-old southeast Michigan woman was killed after a pickup truck being chased by police passed through a red light and slammed into her car.

   The Monroe Evening News reports that Diana Cupp was exiting a grocery store parking lot early Tuesday afternoon when her car was hit.

   The pickup driver was hurt in the crash. He and a female passenger were in police custody.

   Monroe City police said in a release that an officer in a marked patrol car initiated the chase with lights and siren on about 12:17 p.m. Tuesday after the pickup sped past him.

   Police said the driver of the pickup refused to stop and drove recklessly and at excessive speeds.

   The crash is being investigated by Monroe City Police and state police.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WAOW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Chief Engineer Russ Crass at 715-842-2251. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at