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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.

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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.

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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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