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Birmingham PD: Person collapses, dies after foot chase with officers

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Police at the scene. Source: Melanie Posey/WBRC Police at the scene. Source: Melanie Posey/WBRC
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

Birmingham Police Sgt. Johnny Williams says that a person collapsed during a footchase with police and later died.

Williams says officers were working a plain clothes operation Friday in the South Town Projects. Officers approached a person, described as "heavyset," for questioning when they ran away and then collapsed.

Medics transported the person to UAB hospital where the subject was pronounced dead.

FOX6 News has learned that the Alabama Bureau of Investigation is now handling this case.

FOX6 News is gathering more information about this story so check back for updates.

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