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3 dead, 8 injured after pickup truck hits spike strip and flips during high-speed chase with Border Patrol

2018-11-30 17:43
A pickup truck went airborne and flipped over near the U.S.-Mexico border, killing 3. It was carrying 11 people during a high-speed chase with Border Patrol agents. Border Patrol agents attempted to stop the white Chevrolet Silverado but the driver refused. Border Patrol agents deployed a spike strip and the driver lost control as the truck went airborne. Three people in the truck died, including the only female of the group, while 8 were injured. Only the driver was wearing a seatbelt. 8 people were riding unrestrained in the bed of the truck. The driver was identified as a United States citizen and was among the injured.