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Driver fleeing Port Clinton police hits tree

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A driver fleeing police ran into a tree on Saturday afternoon. 

An Ottawa County Sheriff's deputy requested an assist from Port Clinton Police around 4, when a vehicle ran away from an attempted stop in Portage Township.

According to a report, the vehicle went through a gas station parking lot, hit a bush and then headed to another parking lot behind the gas station. Officers saw the vehicle drive through the yard of a home on Perry Street, narrowly missing the house.

The driver headed back onto Perry Street and continued onto Sand Road and then NW Catawba. That's where the suspect hit a concrete wall.

That didn't stop the driver, he took off again, just missing a patrol car and continued onto West Catawba Road where he struck a tree.

The driver and a female passenger were taken to Magruder Hospital by Catawba EMS.

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