Stolen vehicle pursuit on Highway 29 ends in crash. Suspect pronounced dead.

A police pursuit of a stolen vehicle Saturday ended in a crash that killed the driver.

The Alabama Bay Minette Police Department was pursuing a pickup truck that had been reported missing as it traveled into Escambia County. The pursuit ended just before 9 a..m. when the suspect lost control while traveling on Highway 29 south of Tate Road.

The pickup left the roadway and collided with a tree. The suspect was the only occupant of the vehicle and was pronounced deceased on scene by Escambia County Fire Rescue.

The suspect did not have identification and has not yet been identified.

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