LIVE OAK (CBSMiami/AP) — A police chase came to a tragic ending over the weekend.READ MORE: ‘Craps, Roulette & Sports Betting’: Florida Senate Approves 30-Year Gaming Deal With Seminole Tribe
41-year-old Jannie Hodge, a shoplifting suspect, died in the crash while fleeing a sheriff’s deputy.
The Florida Highway Patrol says Hodge, of Madison, was driving faster than 100 miles per hour on Interstate 10 near Live Oak when she lost control of her car and struck a tree.READ MORE: Miami Beach Announces Restrictions For Memorial Day Holiday Weekend
She was thrown from the car and died at the scene.
Troopers say the chase began at a Walmart where she tried to ram a Suwannee County sheriff’s deputy’s car with hers.MORE NEWS: New Surveillance Video In Case Of Woman Found Dead In South Beach Hotel Room
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