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Police chase turns deadly in Waldorf

Police chase turns deadly in Waldorf
Posted at 2:32 PM, Jan 22, 2022

WALDORF, Md. — A January 20 police chase turned deadly in Waldorf.

It all started that Thursday around 8pm when Charles County Sheriff's deputies tried pulling a car over on St. Charles Parkway near St. Ignatius Drive.

The driver refused to stop, leading to a pursuit.

Eventually the driver lost control going around a curve and crashed. A woman inside, identified as 52-year-old Inga Person, died on scene. Another passenger was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The involved deputy has been identified as Chad Irwin. Investigators have since released police dashboard camera footage and microphone sound of the incident.

It's unclear what the car was initially being stopped for.

No other vehicles were involved in the collision, but two were nearby and investigators are looking to speak with those drivers who may have witnessed the crash.

Anyone with information can call 410-576-7070.