Authorities say a man who'd been chased by North Platte police has died after a crash on Interstate 80 in western Nebraska.
BRADY, Neb. (AP) - The Nebraska State Patrol says the accident occurred about 3:20 a.m. Wednesday near Brady.
State trooper J.J. Connelly says 28-year-old Floriberto Parra-Munoz, of North Platte, was killed after the car he was driving entered the median and rolled, ejecting him. Connelly says he suspects Parra-Munoz had been drinking alcohol.
North Platte police officer Rodney Brown says Parra-Munoz was pursued earlier Wednesday morning by another North Platte officer. Brown says Parra-Munoz had driven away from a convenience store without paying for $50 worth of gas.
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