BEATRICE — Officials say a driver being chased by Beatrice police was killed in a crash.
Police Sgt. Brian Carver said police first received a call about a car weaving in and out of traffic around 1 p.m. Saturday. Carver said the driver took off when police tried to pull the car over.
The chase ended about five miles south of the city when the car plunged off a bridge and flipped onto its top, killing the man who was driving.
Police had not yet released the man’s identity. No one else was in the crashed car, and no one was injured during the pursuit.
Nebraska law requires that a grand jury be convened anytime someone dies while in custody or being pursued by police.