Update: Police identify driver who was killed following pursuit, crash in Ogden

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OGDEN, Utah (ABC4 News) UPDATE: Ogden City Police Department identified the driver as 24-year-old Jacob Michael Erebia.

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OGDEN, Utah (ABC4 News) One person is dead after a police pursuit and crash in Ogden Friday evening.

Ogden police said an officer conducted a traffic stop, and the driver of the vehicle attempted to flee while the officer was speaking with him.

According to Ogden Police Lt. Tyler Hanson, the officer was dragged by the fleeing vehicle and sustained minor injuries. 

The driver, traveling at high speeds, lost control and crashed into a traffic pole at 23rd Street and Wall Avenue. The suspect died in the crash. 

Utah Department of Transportation reports Wall Avenue is closed at 23rd in all directions. 

This is a developing story. More information will be posted as it becomes available.

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