ASHLAND–(KFOR Nov. 20)–A pursuit in Ashland early Sunday morning turned deadly.
According to the Saunders County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were pursuing a vehicle that crashed, after leaving a street and hit a tree. The driver, 29-year-old Tyler Persons of Ashland, was pronounced dead at the scene and he was not wearing a seatbelt.
The Nebraska State Patrol was called to investigate the crash scene and Ashland Police are handling the death investigation. There will be a grand jury investigation, too, and family members of Persons have been notified of his death.
What led to the pursuit hasn’t been determined.