Handcuffed man dies after fleeing scene in stolen police car and crashing

Handcuffed man dies after fleeing scene in stolen police car and crashing


The crashed police car
The crashed police car
By: Tanya Clark  WorldWideWeirdNews.com

A young man died after stealing a police car while officers were investigating him.

Police in Michigan, said that 24-year-old Phillip Everett, died after crashing a Michigan State Police vehicle that he managed to steal while being detained on suspicion of drunk driving.

In a press release, authorities said that officers were dispatched to the area of M-55 and Plank Road in Tawas, at around 4:00 a.m., on Sunday, after a man was seen driving a golf cart along the highway without headlights.

Officers handcuffed the driver while they went to inspect the golf cart as they suspected t was stolen.

Everett was able to get into the driver's seat of the police cruiser and he sped off.

Everett crashed into a tree about 20 miles away, and he was ejected from the vehicle. He was rushed to a hospital and later died of his injuries.


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