2010-05-13 / Local & State

Boy, 13, Dead After Stolen SUV Police Chase In Pa.

COATESVILLE, Pa. (AP) – A 13-year-old boy is dead after police say he led officers on a chase in a stolen sport utility vehicle in southeastern Pennsylvania.

State police say the unidentified boy was behind the wheel when police tried to pull him over Wednesday night in Coatesville, about 35 miles west of Philadelphia.

The driver took off, prompting a pursuit that ended when the SUV hit some parked cars and rolled over. Police say the boy was ejected from the vehicle and pinned beneath it. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

State police in Embreeville, who were not involved in the pursuit, say a preliminary investigation indicates Coatesville police did not strike the vehicle or fire any shots.

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