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Sedgwick County deputy fatally shoots woman after chase


January 1, 2020

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Sedgwick County Sheriff's deputy fatally shot a woman who tried to run down deputies with a car during a police chase, according to authorities.

Sedgwick County Sheriff's Col. Brian White said a woman in her 50s died after being shot Monday after a chase that ended in southeast Wichita.

Wichita police had tried to stop the woman for traffic violations but she fled, White said. A deputy later spotted the car and began a pursuit that went into Butler County before returning to Sedgwick County, where deputies managed to stop it, KAKE-TV reported.

The woman ignored comm...

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