Man arrested after leading Indiana police on high speed chase

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One person is dead after their car crashed into several parked cars.

UNION CITY, Indiana (WDTN) — A man is behind bars on several charges after leading police on a high speed chase.

It happened early on Christmas Day, when Union City Police officers tried to pull over a pickup truck on E. Main Street.

That truck took off, leading officers on a high speed chase, with speeds topping 100 miles per hour.

Officers chased the truck for several minutes. The chase ended when the pickup truck hit a tree near the intersection of Ansonia-Hunchbarger Road and Ohio-Indiana Stateline Road.

The driver ran away, before being caught in a field in Indiana.

Police identify the suspect as a 37-year-old man. He is being held on several charges, including Resisting Law Enforcement.

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