Dump truck thief dies after leading deputies on chase in Immokalee
IMMOKALEE Fla. – The driver of a stolen dump truck is dead after leading deputies on a chase on State Road 29 in Immokalee Wednesday.
Deputies responded to the call of a stolen dump truck around 7 p.m. and began pursuing the driver who was driving erratically crashing into cars and driving into Farm Workers Village, according to the Collier County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies followed the driver into a neighborhood where they say the person continued driving recklessly.
Law enforcement shot at the truck before it crashed into a canal, according to CCSO.
The driver was pronounced dead.
Investigators have not yet confirmed the suspect’s identity or exact cause of death.
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