ST. LOUIS – One person has died after a police pursuit led to a crash Tuesday afternoon in north St. Louis City.

The crash happened in the 2 p.m. hour near MLK Drive and Cora Avenue.

The St. Louis County Police Department tells FOX 2 one of its officers had pursued a vehicle connected to a robbery in north county, which later crashed in north city.

Eyewitnesses tells FOX 2 they saw police pursuing a red car that hit a blue car. Crews worked to remove occupants from both vehicles. Police have not yet disclosed any other potential injuries.

A St. Louis County police spokesperson says the crash stemmed from a robbery at a Family Dollar around 1:30 p.m. Police responded to a report of a suspect stealing items and assaulting an employee.

St. Louis County officers first noticed a suspect vehicle, a maroon Kia Optima, near West Florissant Avenue and Dunn Road. The driver sped away from officers. After that, county officers spotted the suspect vehicle near Riverview Drive and Hall Street.

Police followed the vehicle and deployed stop sticks, though it’s unclear if they impacted the driver. The pursuit continued on, and the wanted driver crashed near MLK Drive and Core Avenue. Investigators have not yet disclosed who died in the crash.

A Spire spokesperson tells FOX 2 they had multiple crews in the area, though none of their employees were hurt. The company has been communicating with police.

Much of the area is blocked off to traffic as of 4 p.m. Tuesday. A heavy police presence remains. SkyFOX, powered by Bommarito Automotive Group, flew over the scene to assess the situation.

The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the crash part of the investigation and reported that one man had died.

FOX 2 is working to confirm additional details on what happened. This is a developing story. We will update as more information becomes available.