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Driver flees from police, dies after crash

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(KYTX) - A man died after a wreck Thursday night on FM 16 in Lindale, according to DPS officials.

According to Trooper Jean Dark, Lindale police attempted to stop a vehicle, and the driver fled. The vehicle failed to negotiate a curve and left the roadway, Dark said.

The driver was airlifted to East Texas Medical Center in Tyler, but was pronounced dead after arrival.

The man's name has not been released, and the investigation continues, according to Dark.

The wreck was the second Lindale fatality reported Thursday evening. A 65-year-old Lindale man died in a wreck on Hwy. 69N about 5 p.m.

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