Authorities say man died after crashing while evading police

Updated: Jan. 29, 2018 at 11:02 PM CST
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(Source: KSLA News 12)
(Source: KSLA News 12)

MARSHALL, TX (KSLA) - Authorities say the man who died in a crash Monday in Marshall, Texas, was trying to escape from police.

The wreck happened just before 11:30 a.m. on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard at Houston Avenue.

Police say 43-year-old Shane Hudson's SUV ran into a van when he failed to stop.

The impact ejected Hudson from his vehicle.

He later died at a hospital.

There was no word on whether the driver of the van was injured.

The Texas Department of Public Safety now is leading the crash investigation.

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