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erienewsnow.com 13 Jan, 2022 10:45 am

A Texas deputy chasing a suspect in his vehicle collides with another car, killing its driver and injuring child passengers - Erie News Now

A Texas deputy chasing a suspect in his vehicle collides with another car, killing its driver and injuring child passengers - Erie News Now
By Chris Boyette, CNN

By Chris Boyette, CNN A Harris County, Texas, deputy pursuing a robbery suspect in his vehicle was involved in a collision with another vehicle Wednesday night that killed its driver and injured two child passengers, Houston police said."First and foremost, on behalf of the Harris County Sheriff's Office I want to extend our condolences to the family of the deceased female and we are also praying for the full recovery of the two children that have been injured in this crash," Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said at the news conference.Houston Police are leading the investigation into the crash, and the Harris County District Attorney's Office and Harris County Sheriff's Office are also investigating the collision, according to Hatcher.The Harris County Sheriff's Office and Houston Police will work together on the robbery investigation, Gonzalez said at the news conference.

The deputy was in pursuit in northeast Houston of a car suspected of being involved with an earlier armed robbery that had refused to pull over for a traffic stop, Houston Police Department Assistant Chief Chandra Hatcher said at a news conference.The woman driving the black vehicle was declared dead at the scene, Hatcher said.

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