Driver dies after police pursuit ends in crash

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -  A Richmond man has died after a police pursuit ended in a crash.

Police said an officer attempted to make a vehicle stop at Hospital Street and Valley Road Thursday night at 11:53 p.m.  The driver of the vehicle, Robert S. White, 32, did not stop and a pursuit ensued for several blocks.

As White approached the 5th Street bridge, he increased speed and lost control of the vehicle, striking a utility pole.

White was extricated from the wreck and transported to VCU Medical Center.  He died from his injuries this morning.

Police said White had outstanding felony and misdemeanor warrants on file.

The accident is under investigation. White lived in the 2000 block Redwood Avenue.

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