Police chase in Oakland ends in crash, 1 bystander dead

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A police chase in Oakland left an innocent bystander dead on Monday morning. 

According to Oakland Police Department, Jonathan Hernandez, 23, was wanted by the police for felony threats and a hit-and-run incident. 

OPD found Hernandez around 7 a.m. and tried to flee the area, causing a police chase. The pursuit ended when Hernandez collided with a truck on San Leandro Street. 

The 44-year-old driver of the pickup died at the scene. 

Officers arrested Hernandez, and Chief LeRonne Armstrong said that the department would be filing vehicular homicide charges against him for the collision.

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