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Pursuit on I-80 ends with crash; Police arrest two men after search

The Ohio State Highway Patrol was involved in a chase, which ended shortly before 6 a.m. near the Perrysburg exit. One suspect was arrested.

PERRYSBURG, Ohio — Authorities arrested two suspects Monday morning following a pursuit on the Ohio Turnpike in the Perrysburg area.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol was involved in the pursuit, which ended with a crash shortly before 6 a.m. Troopers deployed stop sticks on I-80 eastbound, which disabled the suspects' vehicle near the Perrysburg exit.

Two men fled on foot and were arrested later Monday morning after a brief search. Authorities established a perimeter near mile marker 65.

One lane of I-80 eastbound was blocked for about two hours.

According to a OSHP spokesman, the vehicle was spotted at 5:30 a.m. traveling at a high rate of speed. The stop sticks were deployed near the Maumee River where the car crashed.

A woman and baby inside the car were taken to the hospital as a precaution.

The OSHP is asking people in the area of I-80 and I-475 to be on alert.


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