LANCASHIRE Police say a man who died on the M6 on Sunday has been identified as 33-year-old Ross Waters.
Mr Waters was killed when he ran across the carriageway following a police pursuit.
Officers in Blackpool had earlier tried to stop his Ford Focus after the car was was driven at a woman, but he sped off towards the motorway.
The car was then left on the hard shoulder near Charnock Richard and Mr Waters was killed as he crossed the opposite carriageway.
Lancashire Police have voluntarily referred the matter to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC).