Teenager dies in high speed chase

Posted by Ellen Krafve - email

ANDERSON COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A 19-year-old East Texan is dead after losing control of his vehicle while trying to get away from authorities.

Curtis Darrell Geiger of Palestine took DPS troopers on a high speed chase Wednesday night, just north of Palestine on County Road 370, not far from Highway 79. Greiger's truck left the road, flipping over and hitting two trees after he tried to conceal his vehicle by turning off his headlights.

Geiger was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Authorities say he did have on a seatbelt.

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