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1 dead, 10-year-old injured after pursuit ends in crash in Essex

ESSEX, VA (WWBT) -

One person is dead and two others were injured, including a 10-year-old girl, after a pursuit in Essex County that ended in a crash on Tuesday.

The crash happened around 6:45 p.m. on Route 17 near Lloyds Road. State Police say the Caroline County Sheriff’s Office was pursuing a 2010 Dodge Journey that was speeding south when the vehicle ran off the road and hit a tree.

A passenger in the vehicle, Darryl D. Farmer, 22, of Ruther Glen, Va., died at the scene.

The driver of the vehicle, Darryl W. Rusten, 52 of Ruther Glen, Va., and the 10-year-old passenger were med-flighted to VCU Medical Center with serious injuries.

No word yet on what started the pursuit.

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