Two men dead after fleeing beer theft

Two men dead after fleeing beer theft

Credit: KING

Two men suspected of trying to steal beer from a convenience store were killed after their car crashed in Tacoma, July 31, 2013.

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by KING 5 News

KTVB.COM

Posted on July 31, 2013 at 11:01 AM

SEATTLE -- Two men who were chased out of a Tacoma convenience store after trying to steal beer were killed after crashing their car Wednesday morning.

It happened around 12:30 a.m. at the intersection of East Portland Avenue and East 64th Street.

A Tacoma police officer said the clerk of a Chevron chased them out of the store and called 911.

The men took off in their car at high speed then lost control and crashed. Both men were ejected from the car and died at the scene.

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