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Elderly woman dies after being injured in police chase crash

Linda Weaver, 79, has died from injuries sustained after a police chase crash. Linda Weaver, 79, has died from injuries sustained after a police chase crash.
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

The elderly woman seriously injured in a head-on collision caused by a man Shreveport police were chasing has died from her injuries, University Health has confirmed.

Linda Weaver, 79, of Shreveport died just after 5 p.m. Saturday surrounded by family.

"She had 30- 40 family members singing her favorite song "(Beulah) Land" as she drifted off," said Michael Pharr, one of her 13 grandchildren, via text.

Her husband, 81-year-old Clayton Weaver, is still in the hospital listed in stable condition.

The police chase started just after 8 p.m. Thursday at the Circle K on Linwood and 70th Street when officers were reportedly trying to pull over 30-year-old Damian Pea who was wanted on felony charges from Oklahoma.

Police say Pea shot himself moments before the crash.

Linda Weaver's family has set up a GoFundMe account for those wanting to donate.

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