DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Grand Prairie police are investigating a chase that ended in a deadly crash in Old East Dallas.
Grand Prairie police had tried to pull over a stolen truck in the area of Pioneer Parkway and Belt Line Road just before 2:00 a.m., but the driver took off on Interstate-20.READ MORE: U.S. Customs Officers Seize $350K Worth Of Fake N95 Masks At Houston Seaport
When the driver entered Dallas the truck exited the highway.READ MORE: Brooklyn Nets Center, Texas-Born LaMarcus Aldridge Retires From NBA After Experiencing Irregular Heartbeat
The crash happened around 2:15 a.m. when the driver ran a red light at the intersection of Ross Avenue and North Peak Street, just east of Central Expressway, and slammed into a 4-door sedan. One person inside the car was killed. The name of the victim has not been released.
The driver of the stolen pickup truck, 18-year-old Ramiro Sotelo, of Balch Springs, and a juvenile passenger were arrested at the scene. They were not injured. Sotelo is facing charges including murder, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, and evading arrest.MORE NEWS: AAA: Gasoline Prices In Texas Are Lower Than Any Other State In The Country
Dallas police are investigating the crash, while officials in Grand Prairie are in charge of the chase investigation.