Pennsylvania State Police car

GREENWICH TWP., Pa. — A driver died after a police pursuit that ended with a crash in Berks County, according to the Pennsylvania State Police.

PSP troopers came upon a vehicle stopped in the lane of travel on the ramp from Route 33 South to I-78 West in Lower Saucon Township, Northampton County, shortly before 12:30 a.m. Tuesday.

As the troopers tried to approach the vehicle, it fled the scene, traveling west on I-78, according to a news release from the state police. The troopers pursued the vehicle into neighboring Lehigh County and then into Berks County, the state police said.

The driver lost control of the vehicle while trying to exit the interstate at Exit 40 in Greenwich Township, the state police said. The driver died as a result of the crash.

The driver's name has not been released.

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