Pedestrian killed in high speed police chase

A police chase from Caldwell to Milam County leaves one person dead.

The driver, John Fitzgerald Page Jr. of Temple, was arrested and charged with manslaughter, and evading arrest with a vehicle resulting in death.

He could face other charges.

It all started in Caldwell County around 7:30 pm Sunday night.

Police responded to a domestic call, they pulled over the Camry, but the suspect sped off as the officer approached the car.

The chase reached speeds up to 120 miles-per-hour. The suspect lost control of the car while trying to pass other vehicles near highway 36 and FM 1915 in Milam County.

The car crashed into a grassy median killing 71-year-old Guadalupe Rodriguez, who was walking in the area.

The crash is still under investigation.

DPS says the car was rented.

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