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Suspect Runs from Police and is Accidentally Killed

TOPPENISH, Wash -- Early Sunday morning, about 3:30 a.m., Toppenish police tried to arrest an Isaiah Hernandez.

The 18 year old Toppenish resident resisted arrest, and drove West on 1st  Ave.

Police chased him for several minutes through Toppenish  -- to the area of East McDonald Road and highway 97.  

Cornered, Hernandez got out of his car and tried to run from police, but he was hit by his own car, and was trapped under it.   A few minutes later Toppenish police pronounced Hernandez dead at the scene.

The Washington State Patrol is now investigating Hernandez's death.

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