FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — A man and a woman are dead after crashing into a parked truck and utility pole whole trying to evade police Sunday night.
Just before 11:30 p.m. Sunday, Fort Wayne police say they saw a vehicle run a red light at the intersection of Hobson Road and Coliseum Boulevard.
FWPD says the officer tried to pull the driver over, but wouldn't stop.
Officers say within one minute of the pursuit, the vehicle crashed into a parked truck and utility pole on Vance Avenue just east of Coliseum Boulevard.
FWPD says the adult male driver was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries and was later pronounced dead.
Police said the front seat adult female passenger was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Allen County Coroner’s Office released the identity of the crash victims Monday afternoon.
This incident remains under investigation.