Pedestrian, Driver Killed Following Police Chase

December 7, 2012 Updated Dec 7, 2012 at 8:32 AM EDT

By John Borsa

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December 7, 2012 Updated Dec 7, 2012 at 8:32 AM EDT

BUFFALO, NY(WKBW) - Buffalo police officers remained on the scene of a double fatal car crash through the overnight just hours after a routine traffic stop ended in tragedy.

A Buffalo Police spokesman said officers pulled over a vehicle during the stop at Best and Fillmore at around 8 p.m. Thursday evening, but the male driver took off.

He made it less than five blocks north on Fillmore before crashing into three utility polls.

One of the polls fell on a female pedestrian, killer her.

The male driver also died.

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