Lead Foot Loser Leads Police On Hot Pursuit While Driving Stolen Ride

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AKRON, OH (WOIO) - A 21-year-old man is accused of leading police on a wild ride while behind the wheel of a stolen vehicle.

The chase - which ended in a crash - happened around 10PM Tuesday along Russell Avenue.

Police say they tried to pull over Deaerre Smith for driving a reported stolen pick-up truck, but Smith refused to stop.

He lost control of his stolen ride a short time later and crashed.

Smith was not hurt, but two passengers suffered minor injuries.

Smith is charged with fleeing and driving with a suspended license. Other charges are pending.

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