Driver killed in Montco highspeed chase, crash

- Police in Montgomery County are investigating a deadly crash Saturday morning after police said the driver attempted to evade police.

The crash occurred along Main Street in Red Hill around 12:30 a.m.

According to police, officers observed the driver driving erratically and attempted to pull the vehicle over. The driver then fled at a high rate of speed, causing police to call off the chase due to safety concerns.

Shortly after the chase was called off, police say the car hit a pole and caught on fire. The driver was killed in the crash.

Investigators estimate the vehicle was traveling more than 100 miles per hour at the time of the crash.

Authorities expect to release more information about the crash Saturday.

The investigation is ongoing. 

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