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Troopers: Drunk leads East Cleveland cops on short chase before crash

EAST CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

A short police chase ends in a crash Friday night in East Cleveland.

It happened just after 11 p.m. on Terrace Avenue.

Ohio State Highway Patrol says a trooper pulled over a driver for erratic driving. The driver stopped, talked to the trooper and then took off.

The driver crashed minutes later. He then jumped out and hid behind a house where East Cleveland police arrested him.

A passenger in the vehicle stayed with the vehicle.

No other vehicles were involved.

The driver suffered only minor injuries.

Troopers say the driver was drunk.

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