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Short high speed chase turns fatal in Buffalo's medical corridor

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A brief high speed chase in Buffalo's medical corridor turned fatal early Saturday morning.When Buffalo Police officers attempted to pull over a 2007 Jeep Liberty around 2 a.m., the vehicle quickly took off. Moments later it crashed into a pole at Michigan Avenue and East North Street.

The car's 21 year old male driver from New York City died a short time after the crash. Two of the vehicle's passengers were taken to the Erie County Medical Center with apparently non-life-threatening injuries.

Police are investigating if the vehicle was involved in several hit and run accidents just before the crash occurred.

Avery began his broadcasting career as a disc jockey for WRUB, the University at Buffalo’s student-run radio station.