Chicago police car crashes into SUV during pursuit, 1 dead

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CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say a police car pursuing a suspect’s vehicle slammed into a sport-utility vehicle overnight, killing the SUV’s driver and injuring several other people in a second collision. Police say the squad car crashed into a Ford Explorer in Chicago’s Lake View neighborhood Wednesday night and then struck a Hummer. The 37-year-old woman who was driving the Explorer died at a hospital. A 62-year-old man and two women passengers in his Hummer were injured when the squad car also struck their vehicle. They and the two officers who were in the squad car were hospitalized in fair condition. The suspect is in custody.