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Chase that started in New Braunfels ends in deadly crash in Schertz

Driver being chased crashes into 3 other vehicles, big rig

SCHERTZ, Texas – A chase that started in New Braunfels ended in a deadly crash in Schertz on Friday.

The crash happened just after noon on FM 78 at the intersection of FM 3009.

Texas Department of Public Safety officials said they were following a silver car for criminal activity. The driver headed west on FM 78 and crashed into an 18-wheeler and three other vehicles at the intersection in Schertz.

Officials said one person in the car that was being chased died as a result of the crash. It’s unclear whether that person was the driver or a passenger.

Three other people were also injured. 

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