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1 killed in police chase after alleged shoplifting

BLUFFTON, S.C. (AP) - A woman suspected of shoplifting from a Beaufort County mall has died following a police chase.

Jasper County Coroner Martin Sauls III says the 19-year-old woman was found dead inside a car Thursday. Her name hasn't been released.

Authorities say the woman was 1 of 4 people in a car fleeing Beaufort County deputies. A clerk at a Bluffton outlet mall was assaulted as he tried to keep four shoplifting suspects from leaving.

Deputies followed the car, which hit a pickup truck and crashed into a tree.

Three people ran from the car and were later arrested. The driver, Craig Scott, has been charged with reckless homicide. He and two passengers were also charged with leaving the scene of an accident involving death.

It wasn't known if they had lawyers.

 

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