Chase through Greensboro ends in violent wreck; driver arrested, passenger wanted

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GREENSBORO, N.C. -- A chase through Greensboro ended with a violent wreck Thursday.

Guilford County sheriff's deputies pursued a stolen SUV until the crash at Willow Road and East Gate City Boulevard.

Inside the vehicle that collided with the SUV was a family from Virginia in town for a funeral.

The stolen SUV was first spotted at about 9:15 a.m. Thursday in Greensboro, according to the Guilford County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies found the people in the vehicle asleep. The driver reportedly had a gun.

Before other deputies could arrive at the scene to assist, the SUV left.

Around 10 a.m., another deputy saw the vehicle and tried a stop. When the vehicle did not stop, law enforcement began pursuit.

The SUV drove through the areas of Banner Avenue, Franklin Boulevard, Holts Chapel Road, McConnell Road and Willow Road.

Deputies reported that, when the SUV drove through a light at Willow Road and East Gate City Boulevard, another vehicle driving west hit it.

In the collision, the SUV hit a power pole, snapping it. A man in the SUV was taken to the hospital.

Another person from the other vehicle was also taken to the hospital. No one was seriously injured.

Fadarius Darrell Brown, 19, was arrested and charged with felony speed to elude, felony possession of a firearm by a felon, felony possession of a motor vehicle and other traffic-released charges. He was also served warrants for existing charges of felony probation violation.

The passenger of the stolen SUV is believed to be 23-year-old Marque Cameron Stimpson, who is wanted on various charges including interfering with electronic monitoring, misdemeanor larceny and injury to property and probation violation.

A reward is offered for information that will lead to Stimpson’s arrest.

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