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Driver killed after slamming into bank in Sunset Hills

SUNSET HILLS, Mo. -  A man fleeing from police in Sunset Hills is dead after crashing into a bank building.

According to Sunset Hills police, an officer was on routine patrol when he saw a vehicle behind a building near Gravois where there had been previous thefts.

When the officer tried to stop the vehicle just before 3:00 a.m. the vehicle reportedly drove off erratically.

Police say, the officer lost sight of the vehicle and when the officer went further north he saw the vehicle crashed into a BMO Harris Bank in the 3700 block of South Lindbergh.

The man inside the car was pronounced dead at the scene.

No additional information has been released.

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