By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – There’s sad news to report this Christmas.

A police chase in Ulster County ended in the death of an 11-year-old girl.

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It happened on I-87 Christmas Eve in the town of Ulster.

State Police say a trooper stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation, but right after the stop the driver fled the scene.

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A chase followed that later resulted in a three vehicle crash.

The driver, 39-year-old Tristan Goods of Hollis, Queens, was hospitalized. An 11-year-old passenger, Monica Goods of Brooklyn, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation is continuing.

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