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Police: Man had two-year-old passenger while fleeing officer

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Hendricks County deputies say a man fled from police Monday with his wife and child in his vehicle.

Lt. James Yetter, a Hendricks County Sheriff's spokesman, says it began with a report from a citizen about an erratic driver.

Police dispatchers alerted officers, and a Hendricks County deputy located the small truck. The deputy attempted a traffic stop, but the driver refused to yield.

The driver led officers on a brief pursuit which ended in a single-vehicle crash when the suspect lost control trying to make a turn at County Road 200 South and County Road 450 West near Hadley.

The driver's wife and two-year-old child, passengers in the pick-up truck, were checked by medics at the scene and were found not to be injured.

The suspect, a 36-year-old male from Hendricks County, was taken to a hospital to be checked for injuries. Upon release, he will be jailed on preliminary charges of felony DUI and resisting law enforcement.

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