Police: Modesto Child Molestation Suspect Dies After Crashing Vehicle In Arizona

KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a Modesto man sought on a child molestation warrant died when his vehicle crashed into a sign post after police spotted him in Kingman in northwestern Arizona.

Kingman Police Capt. Rusty Cooper it’s not known whether 37-year-old Kevin Marcus Robertson crashed intentionally Wednesday night when his vehicle crashed after reaching speeds topping 95 mph.

However, Cooper says Robertson was reported to be despondent, suicidal and armed.

Cooper says Kingman police officer spotted Robertson in the parking lot of a pharmacy after Modesto authorities provided information that Robertson was in the Kingman area.

Cooper says Robertson didn’t obey the officer’s commands and instead drove off and that the crash occurred within a few minutes as the officer began to pursue Robertson.

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