Police: Suspect who led trooper on chase crashes into pole, dies

New Jersey state police say a driver who led a trooper on a chase was killed when his car hit a utility pole Friday.



The pursuit began around 9 p.m. in Bridgeton on Route 49.



News 12 is told the trooper spotted a vehicle that matched a description for one that hit a Bridgeton police officer earlier that night. The trooper called off the chase after losing sight of the vehicle.



The suspect, 21-year-old Devonte Brooks, of Millville, was later found to have crashed into the pole.


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