Authorities ID fleeing driver who died in police chase

BURNSVILLE, Minn. - Authorities have identified two people who died in a police chase south of the Twin Cities.

The Minnesota State Patrol says the chase started in Apple Valley on Monday night and ended in a crash in Burnsville, and both the fleeing driver and another motorist were killed.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's office identified the driver as 22-year-old Matthew Vogel, of Bloomington, and the other motorist as 39-year-old Aida Leticia Sevilla Ocampo, who went by Leticia Ocampo, of Burnsville.

Ocampo was a mother of five who was originally from Honduras. 

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Xcel Energy says the crash toppled two power poles, cutting electricity to more than 300 customers in the immediate area. Power was restored several hours later.

Vogel's criminal record shows a number of previous convictions including drug possession, domestic assault, fleeing a police officer and property damage.


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