1 dead, 1 seriously injured after vehicle chase ends in Davenport crash
DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - One person was killed and another was seriously injured after a vehicle chase ended in a crash in Davenport Wednesday night, according to Iowa State Police.
According to a crash report, troopers were involved in a chase with a 2002 Chevy Avalanche pickup truck around 8:16 p.m.
The driver of the pickup truck lost control of the vehicle and hit an embankment and rolled before coming to a stop at Eastern Avenue and Pleasant Street.
Alecia M. Garcia, 24, was inside the truck and was pronounced dead on scene. Damonte Stewart, 31, was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. His condition was unknown.
Troopers did not say why they were chasing the vehicle.
Police shut down a portion of Eastern Avenue after the crash for debris cleanup. That stretch of road has since been reopened.
The investigation is ongoing.
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