opened. 3 3 Police say he was running from the law .. suspected of stealing from the River City Wal Mart ..and now a man is dead. He drove off the side of an overpass on Clark Road near north Main Street. Channel 4's Ashley Mitchem breaks down how a shoplifting incident led to the deadly accident. 3 3 0-0508-1518-2335:24 A single fatal car crash shut down a portion of Clark Road today for four hours- it all started at a Walmart.Sgt. Donald Washington Jr., Jacksonville Sheriff's Office 31:34 They had a shoplifter there that was stealing merchandise, a black male adult, he engaged in a fight with loss prevention personal and was able to flee the store.The Sherriff's Office was already on the way to Walmart when they saw the man flee- so they turned around to try to catch him- but he couldn't.32:17 They determined that it's not worth it so they went ahead and turned off their blue lights and sirens and made a u turn.Then police responded to the second call- the crash. 32:27 The driver continued to travel at a high rate of speed and about a mile up from where officers disengaged the pursuit Investigators say he was going fast on the overpass to Clark Road and went off the side of the overpass and landed on the roadway below. Fire rescue says when they arrived on scene the man was found dead in his heavily damaged sedan.AM C4 TLS.