Pennsylvania State Police have launched an investigation into the death of a suspect who was being chased by an officer in a bulldozer.

Gregory Longenecker, 51, was being tracked by police after they found him in possession of 10 marijuana plant. Longenecker fled police into a densely wooded area, where the police helicopter lost sight of him. At some point in the hunt for the man, police commandeered a Pennsylvania Game Commission bulldozer.

Once the chopper lost sight of the suspect, they ordered the bulldozer to stop, when it was then discovered that the suspect was dead underneath. It has not been confirmed whether the bulldozer killed him or he died before he was reached. The officer that drove the heavy machinery has been placed on leave.

Source: Marijuana group blasts police for chasing suspect with dozer

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