Suspect Arrested In Fatal Stolen Car Incident In Hull

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BROCKTON, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) – Police have arrested one man in connection to an overnight incident in Hull that left one person dead.

Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy Cruz said Friday that the driver of a stolen vehicle, 40-year-old Karl Sault of Hull was arrested after he allegedly fled on foot after the crashing into a pole on Rockaway Avenue.

This happened just after 10:00 p.m. Thursday night when Hull Police received a call about a vehicle that was stolen from an autobody shop on Nantasket Avenue.

Shortly after, an officer in the area spotted a vehicle that matched the same description going in the opposite direction of his cruiser and went after the alleged stolen vehicle.

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After the vehicle crashed, the officer called for emergency assistance for the passenger of the stolen vehicle. Police said the passenger, identified as 52-year-old Michael Peters of Hull, died at the scene.

Sault was later found at a nearby address on Avalon Drive and is facing charges of Domestic Assault and Battery, Breaking and Entering and Intimidation of a Witness. He is set to be arraigned on Monday in Hingham District Court.

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The officer involved in the incident was not injured but Hull Police said they were taken a local hospital for medical attention. The officer has also been placed on paid leave. More information on the investigation will be provided when it is available.

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