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Michigan City police chase ends in fatal crash

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind.  - Indiana State Police say a 16-year-old girl fleeing police struck a minivan driven by a 78-year-old man, killing him.

State police say the 16-year-old Michigan City girl fled after the 1994 Volvo she was driving was stopped for a traffic violation Thursday morning.

Police were about to end their pursuit due to heavy traffic when the Volvo ran a red light and struck a minivan being driven by 78-year-old Frank Wojcik. He was taken to a Michigan City hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The girl was hospitalized with a broken arm. A Michigan City police officer was slightly injured in the crash.

State police say charges are pending against the girl.

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