50-mile police chase ends with fatal crash

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A 50-mile police chase, beginning near a homicide scene in Austin, Minn., traveling through three counties abruptly ended when the suspect's car rolled over on Hwy. 13 fatally throwing the man from the vehicle, reported the Pioneer Press.

A homeowner living off Fourth Street Northwest in Austin called 911 after seeing a body on the ground at the front of a home and a man leaving the scene, according to the Star Tribune.

The chase began near the homicide scene. when police noticed a Saab speeding south on Fourth Street in Austin, Minn., at 3 a.m. Friday, reported the Star Tribune. The suspect, a 46-year-old man, died at 4 a.m., less than two miles south of Waseca County, reported the Star Tribune.

During the course of the chase the suspect reached speeds topping 130 miles per hour, reported the Star Tribune.

The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and Austin police are leading the investigation into the homicide, reported the Star Tribune

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