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Master P to Cover Funeral Costs for 13-Year-Old Boy Killed in Crash

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Master P performs at 2017 Essence Festival - Day 3 at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on July 2, 2017, in New Orleans.

Rapper and businessman Master P will pay for the funeral of a 13-year-old Kentucky boy killed in a car crash after a police chase.

News outlets report Ki’Anthony Tyus was a passenger in a car reported stolen that crashed into a utility pole Dec. 22, after a Louisville Metro police pursuit. Ki’Anthony’s family says they don’t know why he was in the car.

Spokesman Dwight Mitchell says police are probing whether the chase violated the department’s strict pursuit policy.