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Police chase ends in fiery crash at gas station

Driver taken into police custody in Houston

Flames shoot from a vehicle that crashed into a gas pump in northeast Houston on Feb. 8, 2017, during a chase.
Flames shoot from a vehicle that crashed into a gas pump in northeast Houston on Feb. 8, 2017, during a chase. (KPRC)

HOUSTON – A vehicle that Houston police said was being chased by officers Wednesday morning crashed into a gas pump at a convenience store.

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The chase started about 10:40 a.m., when an officer tried to stop a vehicle, but the driver of the vehicle fled, police said.

The chase ended when the vehicle crashed into a pump at the Chevron gas station in northeast Houston.

The driver of the vehicle is in custody, police said.

 


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