Josh RhodenJul 12, 2018, 7:43 pmJul 13, 2018, 7:05 am

Police chase ends in deadly crash in Middletown

Officials say an officer was attempting to conduct a traffic stop when the victim fled, eventually crashing into a concrete porch

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MIDDLETOWN - Authorities say that a early-morning traffic stop became a high-speed chase that ended with a crash that left one dead.

According to Middletown Police, one of their officers was attempting to perform a traffic stop when the driver of the stopped vehicle fled in his car, eventually crashing into a concrete porch and dying.

Investigators are still trying to figure out why the driver fled from the police in the first place. Officials have not released the identity of the victim.

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