Man crashes into van, dies after police stop in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Police say a driver who sped away from an officer died in a crash minutes later on Orlando's John Young Parkway.

The officer approached the vehicle Sunday evening because it was stopped in a turn lane near Interstate 4. Police say the man drove away when the officer asked him to get out of the vehicle.

WFTV in Orlando reports the man was not being chased by police officers when he crashed into the back of a minivan. The vehicle overturned. The driver was killed and some of the occupants of the minivan were taken to the hospital for treatment.

Police have not identified the deceased driver.

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