Stolen vehicle crashes into house, house catches fire; one person dead

Stolen vehicle crashes into house, house catches fire; one person dead
Police chase ends with car crashing into house; house catches fire. (Source: Viewer)

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - One person is dead following a police chase that ended at West 75th Street at Wallace Avenue in Shreveport.

Stolen vehicle crashes into house, house catches fire; one person dead

According to police, the vehicle was stolen from Smith County, Texas. Officers located the vehicle around 12:30 p.m. Sunday and began following it.

The car then sped up, causing officers to lose sight of it.

Passenger dies when stolen car crashes into vacant house and house catches fire

Around 15 minutes later, the car crashed into a vacant house, catching the house on fire.

The passenger in the vehicle was pronounced dead on the scene.

Car chase ends with car crashing into house.
Car chase ends with car crashing into house. (Source: Destinee Patterson)

Police have arrested the driver.

The victim’s name has not been released.

This is a developing story. KSLA will update as soon as more information is available.

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