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Two Car Chases End in the OC, One Fatally with a Child in the Backseat

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A chase that began around 12:30 a.m. shortly came to its end with an officer involved shooting that left the woman dead a half hour later. "The woman, who at times traveled up to speeds of more than 100 mph and rammed into police cruisers, was pronounced dead at the scene," reported the LA Times. An 18-month-year-old child in the backseat during the chase was not killed, but there are no reports on its condition.Another car chase began this morning in Long Beach ending safely in the Rancho Santa Margarita area with the arrest of the driver, who was allegedly involved in a domestic dispute. "At one point, the driver wove circles around police, leaning out of her car, appearing to yell and gesticulate at officers," reported the Associated Press, who amazingly dropped in a great word in a car chase story.