Pregnant 18-year-old killed in NC police chase

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The North Carolina Highway Patrol continues to investigate after a pregnant woman died after a crash involving a chase by a trooper last weekend.

The News & Record of Greensboro reported that a passenger in a car that did not stop died after the wreck Friday night.

Eighteen-year-old Meranda Leigh Galindo of Eden was taken to Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro, where she died from her injuries.

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A trooper had tried to stop a car for speeding but the driver refused to stop.

The driver later crashed into a tree.

The driver and another passenger were taken to Wake Forest Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem.

Sgt. Christopher Knox says charged are pending against the driver.

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