Driver charged in deadly police chase crash

Fredrick McFarland (Source: Vanderburgh Co. Jail)
Fredrick McFarland (Source: Vanderburgh Co. Jail)
Published: Dec. 4, 2017 at 7:36 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 2, 2018 at 4:58 PM CST
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EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - Charges have been filed against the man police say led them on a chase ending in a deadly crash in Evansville.

That crash killed 7-month-old Prince and his sister, 2-year-old Princess Carter.

Terrance Barker died from injuries on Dec. 26.

[EPD releases body cam video from fatal police chase]

Court documents show Fredrick McFarland is facing three counts of resisting law enforcement causing death and one counts of resisting law enforcement causing serious bodily injury. We're told he will also be charged as a habitual offender.

On Jan. 2, 2018, charges were adjusted because of Barker's death.

McFarland in custody in a DOC facility that can treat his medical needs.

[Neighbor says deadly crash could have been prevented, EPD says pursuit met guidelines]

Jennae Carter, the mother of Prince and Princess, was released from the hospital. She suffered a concussion and broken nose in the crash.

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