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Police Chase Ends Deadly

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PITTSBURG, KANSAS -

A Weir, Kansas man is dead following a pursuit by Pittsburg Police. 

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 48-year old Terry Leroy Hamblin was fleeing from officers driving westbound on 20th street, when his car went off the road, striking a utility pole and chain link fence. 

Hamblin was not wearing a seat belt. The impact ejected Hamblin from his Chevy Tahoe. 

The accident happened just before 3 AM, Saturday. Authorities have not released why Hamblin was being pursued. 

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