John Charles Kepner (12344)

5/26/2006: A vehicle was reported stolen from Centennial. Police said the two were pulled over by a sheriff’s deputy for an obstructed license plate. According to police, after the Land Cruiser was stopped, it took off and headed into nearby neighborhoods. Police blocked key intersections. At Mulberry and Lemay, the driver swerved to miss a motorcycle and instead crashed into an empty Sheriff’s Department vehicle. The Land Cruiser then struck a light post and rolled over. Both the driver and Kepner were killed instantly.

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