Woman killed after man fleeing from police causes traffic accident

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — One woman is dead after a man fleeing from police crashed his car into hers.

The incident happened around 7 p.m. Monday at 34th and Shawnee Drive in Kansas City, Kan. Police said they attempted to pull over the suspect for a traffic mistake when he fled. The suspect led them northbound on 34th Street. He ran the stop sign at Shawnee Drive and hit the driver’s side of the woman’s car.

She was taken to the hospital where she later died. She has been identified as 62-year-old Graciela Olivas of Kansas City, Kan.

The suspect was taken to the University of Kansas Hospital and treated for unknown injuries.

No other information is available at this time.

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