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Brief police chase ends with fatal crash in Des Moines

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A short police chase in Des Moines ended with a fatal crash when the suspect's car struck another vehicle.

Des Moines Police say the chase started shortly before 1 a.m. Sunday when an officer spotted a vehicle without license plates.

The suspect sped away, and less than a minute later crashed into an oncoming vehicle.

The driver of the oncoming vehicle died in the crash, and a passenger in that vehicle was taken to the hospital.

The suspect and a passenger in the vehicle were also injured.

Officers found a gun inside the suspect's vehicle. Police said the suspect isn't allowed to have a gun because he has been convicted of a felony.

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