North Carolina police chase leaves pregnant woman dead

June 27, 2018 - 8:40 am

EDEN, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Highway Patrol continues to investigate after a pregnant woman died after a crash involving a chase by a trooper last weekend.

The News & Record of Greensboro reported that a passenger in a car that did not stop died after the wreck Friday night.

Eighteen-year-old Meranda Leigh Galindo of Eden was taken to Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro, where she died from her injuries.

A trooper had tried to stop a car for speeding but the driver refused to stop. The driver later crashed into a tree. The driver and another passenger were taken to Wake Forest Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem.

Sgt. Christopher Knox says charged are pending against the driver.

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Information from: News & Record, http://www.news-record.com

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