SUV Driver Killed in Crash While Fleeing from Police in DeKalb County (With Photos)

By Chad Fordyce
By Peter Neumann
By Scott Sarvay

November 12, 2012 Updated Dec 5, 2013 at 10:08 AM EDT

DEKALB COUNTY, Ind. (www.incnow.tv) - Indiana State Police are investigating a one vehicle crash that left a 27-year-old Auburn man dead.

Authorities say it was just after 9 a.m. Monday when DeKalb County Police were called to a home on County Road 51 for a service call.

The deputy was able to make contact with Casey A. May inside the home, the officer says suddenly May ran into the garage, got into a Jeep and drove through the closed garage door, hitting the deputy's patrol car as it fled the home. The Jeep continued on CR51, and stuck a tree head on and caught fire near CR56.

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