Police: Bridgeport teen in stolen SUV dies in crash following police chase
Police say a teenage suspect from Bridgeport was killed in a car cash in Fairfield Monday morning.
They say the teen stole a Honda Pilot while its owner was paying for gas inside the Exxon on Post Road East.
Westport police pursued the SUV, but say they broke off the chase due to safety concerns.
They say the vehicle eventually crashed at the corner of the Post Road and Jelliff Lane in Fairfield.
News 12 was told the teen was tossed from the SUV and later died at the hospital.
Anyone who may have seen the crash is asked to call police.