CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities say a man who sped away from Chicago police after running a red light was killed on the city’s South Side after his vehicle crashed into a tree. Police said officers tried to stop the man’s Jaguar early Monday after he ran a red light, but the car sped away from officers and slammed into a tree several blocks away. The driver was taken to a hospital with head injuries and was later pronounced dead. the Chicago Sun-Times reports that the Cook County medical examiner’s office identified the deceased motorist as 48-year-old Gary Parson of Chicago.
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