Suspected drunk driver dies in crash while fleeing from Carrollton police

Last night just after 11:30PM, a Carrollton police officer pulled over a driver for speeding along Marsh Lane.

The officer suspected the driver was intoxicated and requested that he turn off the vehicle. He refused to do so, and sped off.

Minutes later, the suspect crashed into a pole at the intersection of Marsh Lane and Keller Springs Road. No other vehicles were involved.

The driver was killed in the crash. He has been identified as a 27-year-old man from Carrollton.