Man Dies After Falling, Hitting Head As He Fled Police

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP/CBS4) – Englewood police say a 38-year-old man died after he fell and hit his head while fleeing from officers.

The man, whose name has not been released, was arrested March 5 and fell as officers chased him on foot. He died at a hospital Thursday.

“This is being investigated as an in-custody death and the Englewood Police Department is following standard protocol as with any other critical incident,” the department said in a statement.

Police say the Colorado Bureau of Investigation is looking into the death, and no other information will be released until the investigation is completed.

(© Copyright 2017 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

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