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Suspected carjacker being chased by Newark police dies in crash

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NEWARK, N.J. — A police chase in New Jersey ended in a crash that killed a man Saturday evening, authorities said.

Officers in Newark were pursuing a carjacked vehicle when it crashed at about 7 p.m. on Holland Street near Springfield Avenue, according to the Essex County Prosecutor's office.

Sources told PIX11 News the suspected carjacker was killed. The deceased's name was not released because his family has not been notified yet, the prosecutor's office said.