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Man killed in crash after fleeing police

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One man was killed in a crash Thursday afternoon after fleeing police.

Officers responded to a domestic violence call at a home on Sherman and Walnut. The suspect took off, leading officers on a short high-speed chase before crashing into a telephone pole near Bancroft and Collingwood.

Police have identified the driver as Lance Braswell. He was transported to Mercy St V's from the scene, where he was pronounced dead.

Investigators say they tried to pull Braswell over, but he fled through a grocery store parking lot before flying down Bancroft and hitting the utility pole and a tree.

Witnesses say Braswell was going extremely fast. Firefighters had to extricate his body from the car.

Officers are still questioning the woman who was reportedly assaulted.

The entire accident remains under investigation.

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