Jun 29, 2012 at 8:04 am
BLAINE, MN (AP) - The driver of an SUV was killed early Friday after crashing his vehicle into a house in Blaine.
Police say they got a call shortly before 3 a.m. about a suspicious vehicle. When officers encountered the SUV, the driver took off. By the time police caught up the driver had already crashed into the house. Authorities say the 31-year-old driver died at the scene.
KARE-TV reports (http://kare11.tv/LzwhDL) two people in the home escaped through a window and were not hurt. Police say the SUV struck a gas main causing a leak that was quickly contained.
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