CHICAGO (CBS) — A teenage girl was killed after crashing a stolen vehicle during a high-speed police chase in Yorkville on Thursday.
Yorkville police said someone reported seeing a package being stolen from a porch on the 700 block of Arrowhead Drive around 9 a.m.READ MORE: Parents Of Michigan School Shooter Arrested After Manhunt
Officers spotted the car reported to be involved, and pulled over the 17-year-old girl who was driving. However, she then hit the gas and sped away, and police started chasing her through the Heartland subdivision.READ MORE: 2 Men Charged With Attempted Murder In The Shooting Of A CPD Officer
Police said the girl eventually lost control of the 2003 Toyota Avalon – which had been reported stolen on Monday – and crashed into a tree on the 600 block of Heartland Drive.
The girl was ejected from the car, and died at the scene.MORE NEWS: PAWS Dog Of The Week: Clover