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Md. State police probe death of man after arrest

Saturday - 6/2/2012, 1:19am  ET

POCOMOKE CITY, Md. - Maryland State Police are investigating the death of a man days after he was arrested in Pocomoke City.

Troopers say 23-year-old Yakuna McDonald of Virginia Beach, Va., was arrested May 28 by Pocomoke City Police after a car crash. McDonald fled the scene and led police on a half-mile chase. Authorities say when he was caught, McDonald kicked police. After he was handcuffed, officers were carrying him to a police vehicle when he became unconscious.

The Daily Times of Salisbury ( reports that McDonald was taken to a hospital, where he died on Friday.


Information from: The Daily Times of Salisbury, Md.,

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