DESOTO (CBSDFW.COM) – A man a DeSoto police officer was attempting to stop, crashes his car and ran onto I-20 Sunday night where he was struck and killed.
Police say it started around 9:00 p.m. at the intersection of Ezell at Hampton Road.
The officer heard multiple gunshots in the area and saw a vehicle leave the area, without turning on its headlights.
The officer attempted to pull over 38-year-old Kendrick Demon Young of Dallas but police say he took off.
He went northbound on Hampton Road before crashing in the 8700 block of S. Hampton in Dallas.
Police say Young ran into the eastbound lanes of I-20 where he was struck and killed.
Officers recovered an AK-47 rifle, a .22 rifle and two spent shell casing from inside the vehicle.
Investigators with the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office Vehicle Crimes Unit responded to the scene and investigated the I-20 accident.
One officer sustained a mild ankle sprain during the incident.
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