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One person dead after police pursuit

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- One person is dead after fleeing from police Friday evening around 9:30.

The Marengo Town Marshall's Office attempted to stop a 1991 GMC pickup for having defective taillights.

The driver, Robert Michael Banet, 44, Leavenworth refused to stop when asked to pull over.

The pursuit went on for about one mile on Valeene Road when Banet lost control and hit a tree.

Banet was airlifted to the University of Louisville for treatment of non-life threatening injuries however his passenger Jeannine Marie Farrell, 56, of Mauckport was pronounced dead at the scene by the Crawford County Coroner's Office.

Troopers are still investigating the accident.

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