Teenager dies after crash ends police chase; vehicle had been reported stolen

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A 15-year-old St. Paul boy is dead after crashing a car while being chased by police.

According to WCCO, police say that around midnight Wednesday, they began pursuing a vehicle through downtown that had been reported stolen on the city's east side.

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The Pioneer Press reports the suspect's car went west, then south, and just across the Mississippi River crashed into Captain Ken's Foods. That's about 5 miles from where the car was reported stolen.

The driver of the vehicle, 15-year-old John McAfee, was taken to Regions Hospital with critical injuries, but later died, the Star Tribune reports.

The officers involved in the pursuit were placed on standard administrative leave.

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