EULESS, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A wanted man died in a crash Wednesday morning after police said he tried to get away from officers in Euless.
Police said the incident began at around 8:30 a.m. when they were asked by the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office to check a parking lot for a suspect wanted for multiple warrants, including parole violation.READ MORE: Fight Between Brothers Ends With 1 Shot, Critically Injured And 1 Arrested In Alvarado Friday Night
When officers arrived at the scene in the 1800 block of Fuller Wiser, police said the man drove off from the parking lot at a high rate of speed.READ MORE: 'I'm Afraid We're Going To See A Surge Of Violence' Says Texas Criminologist Following Recent Mass Shootings
Police said officers followed the man’s vehicle but did not pursue it in a chase. Officers then found the vehicle had crashed into a tree in the 600 block of Fuller Wiser.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity has not yet been released.MORE NEWS: Texas Grand Jury To Consider Charges In Shooting Death Of Protester Garrett Foster Last Summer
Police are continuing to investigate the crash.