Driver charged in 2 deaths during police chase

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MYRTLE POINT, Ore. (AP) -- A Washington state man has been charged with manslaughter in the deaths of his wife and a child when his car crashed during a police chase in Coos County

The World newspaper in Coos Bay reports (http://bit.ly/rdqqcZ ) that officers in Myrtle Point were looking for 26-year-old Michael Zubriski of College Place on Monday afternoon in connection with a theft.

An officer reported that Zubriski's Dodge Neon sped away and soon after crashed into a pickup truck pulling a horse trailer.

Police said 26-year-old Natalia Zubriski and her son, 8-year-old Jolen Wilson, died. Police say two other children in the car were taken to the hospital. Michael Zubriski was arrested after he was treated.

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Information from: The World, http://www.theworldlink.com