SC teen dies after police chase

WESTMINSTER, S.C. — A Seneca teen has died after he crashed a car during a police chase.


Coroner Karl Addis says 14-year-old Jesse Logan Hannah died at the Oconee Medical Center shortly before 5 a.m. Friday.

Highway Patrol Trooper Billy Elder says Hannah and three other teens were traveling on state Highway 24 when a Westminster police officer tried to pull them over shortly before 3:30 a.m. just east of Westminster.

Elder says the teens drove off and the officer chased them. The car ran off the road and overturned. Hannah and two 16-year-old males were thrown from the vehicle. A fourth teen in the vehicle was not hurt.

There was no word on the condition of the two teens who were hurt.

Addis said an autopsy was planned Friday.



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