The Houston Chronicle ( http://bit.ly/O4gEfv) reports that police said the man refused to stop on Friday morning. Officers then followed him.
Police said that the man was tossed from the vehicle during the crash. He was taken to an area hospital, where he died.
No squad cars were involved in the crash and no officers were hurt.
Police are trying to determine why the car had the wrong plates on it.
Information from: Houston Chronicle, http://www.houstonchronicle.com