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Modesto police: Three teenagers killed in stolen car crash

04/25/2014 10:45 AM

04/25/2014 10:46 AM

Three teenagers died when a stolen car crashed into a tree and caught fire after a chase early Friday, authorities said. The names of those killed have not been released, but police say they were a girl and two boys, all 16 and all from Modesto.

According to Modesto Police Sgt. David Chamberlain, a police officer in central Modesto tried to stop a car after seeing the driver violate a vehicle code at 11:40 p.m.

“The driver fled, refusing to stop,” Chamberlain said. “The officer initiated a pursuit.”

Read the full Modesto Bee story here.

Sacto 911 Staff

Bill Lindelof
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Cathy Locke
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Andy Furillo
Superior Court
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Denny Walsh
Federal Court
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