Police: Driver involved in pursuit dies after crashing into tree

Police: Driver involved in pursuit dies after crashing into tree

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - Chesterfield police are investigating a deadly crash that happened Saturday morning.

Police say just after 1 a.m., officers responded to a report of a vehicle driving erratically in the area of Willowwynde Road.

When officers tried to pull the driver over, police say the driver - 66-year-old Linda S. Hurt - sped away and led officers on a short chase. Hurt then went off the road and crashed into a tree in the 14000 block of Ramblewood Drive.

She died after being transported to the hospital.

Police are still investigating the crash.

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