Police chase ends with fatal crash (UPDATED)

03/25/2010 2:55 PM by

At approximately 9:30PM last night, Henrico Police were involved in a pursuit that came into the city and resulted in a two-car accident with one fatality at 31st and P streets. The investigation is in its early stages.

UPDATE Richmond Police have charged Darryl M. Harris, 26, of the 600 block of North Laburnum Avenue, with felony eluding police and manslaughter in connection with last night’s fatal crash. Just after 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Harris disregarded a stop sign at 31st and P streets and struck a vehicle killing the driver, Anthony L. Taylor, pastor at the United House of Prayer for All People.

Henrico Police say Harris attempted to elude officers at a traffic checkpoint at Nine Mile Road at the I-64 overpass. Charges are pending in Henrico County regarding reckless driving and evidence found at the scene of the accident.

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