According to Sun-Sentinel reports the man who managed to escape the authorities on the streets of South Florida died on Friday after jumping from the car and drowning in the canal.

Miramar police attempted to block traffic in an area for service along the Florida motorway spokesperson Tanya Roose said, but the driver struck several cars parked and then drove off before leaving, the newspaper reported.

Then, in the late evening, a citizen called the police told them about a man who was found drowning in a canal in front of his home, WTVJ reported.

The Miramar fire department was able to pull the body out of the water and took the victim to the hospital in Hollywood and later identified as the man who fled from police, in the words of WSVN.

Shortly afterward the victim was declared deceased,” Roose told Sun-Sentinel.

Famous December 29 Birthdays

Year: 1940 Brigitte Kronauer, German author

Year: 1940 Peter Koelewijn, Dutch rock musician and songwriter

Year: 1941 Ray Thomas, English rock vocalist and flautist

Year: 1943 Rick Danko, Canadian rock bassist and singer

Year: 1947 Vincent Winter, Scottish child actor