Mother and two sons killed in Minneapolis collision

A mother and her two sons were killed Sunday after a man being chased by police crashed into their car in Minneapolis.

Amanda Jean Thomas, 29, of Fridley, and her two sons, ages 12 and three months, whose names have not been released according to the State Patrol, were killed in northern Minneapolis around 12:45 a.m. the Star Tribune reported.

The suspect was arrested after attempting to flee the scene on foot State Patrol Lt. Eric Roeske said.

According to the Pioneer Press, at about 12:30 a.m. a trooper spotted the suspect driving erratically on Interstate 94 heading west, and attempted to pull them over. The suspect took the Dowling Avenue exit and proceeded to speed and run several red lights before hitting Thomas' car.

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