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The North Carolina Highway Patrol said it was asked to assist the Robeson County Sheriff's Office in the pursuit around 7:15 a.m. Friday.
The Highway Patrol said it made several attempts to stop the suspect's vehicle.
The suspect was identified as 22-year-old Jamake Cason Thomas, a murder suspect wanted in Marlboro County, SC.
"Once the vehicle stopped, an armed confrontation ensued and the suspect died on the scene," said a spokesperson in a news release.