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Victim identified after police chase turns deadly

The crash happened around 4 p.m. in front of the Lowe's on University.

ODESSA, Texas — One man is behind bars after a police chase ended in a deadly accident on Dec. 1. 

Saul Pina, 69, was killed while leaving the parking lot of a Lowe's store when a man leading police on a chase hit his truck. 

The Ector County Sheriff's Office identified Bryan Madsen, 48, as the driver. 

Officers were trying to pull over a vehicle and serve a federal felony warrant on Madsen, but he refused to stop.

The chase started in the 1900 block of Mockingbird around 4 p.m. and continued down University where Madsen struck Pina.

Madsen was arrested, and officials plan to file charges for evading a scene and causing death.


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