Three people dead after man flees police

A woman and her two sons were killed Sunday after being hit by a suspect fleeing police.

Amanda Jean Thomas, 29, of Fridley, and her two sons Andre, 12, and Averon, 3 months, were the victims according to State Patrol spokesman Lt. Eric Roeske.

According to the Star Tribune the suspect, Rufus Onel Victor, 29, appeared to be chemiclly impaired at the time of the crash, Roeske said.

Around 12:30 a.m., Victor drove a stolen car through a red light while a police car was chasing him, the Pioneer Press reported.

Police arrested Victor after he tried to flee the crash sence on foot.

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