Driver fleeing Cayce police causes fatal crash

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by Associated Press

WCNC.com

Posted on December 14, 2012 at 11:26 AM

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Authorities say two people were killed after a driver fleeing from Cayce police ran a red light and caused an early morning crash.
 
The South Carolina Highway Patrol says the crash happened at around 12:30 a.m. Friday in downtown Columbia.
 
Investigators say the driver of a 2011 Hyundai ran a red light while being chased by Cayce police officers.  The Hyundai hit a minivan and a taxi. The minivan then hit a building and caught fire.
 
The drivers of the minivan and Hyundai were killed, and their names haven't been released. The taxi driver wasn't hurt.
 
Three passengers in the Hyundai also were taken to a hospital.

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