High-speed chase ends in crash

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September 23, 2009 9:02:43 AM PDT
Chicago police are investigating a high-speed chase on the city's South Side that ended in a violent crash near Washington Park.Witnesses say another car was chasing the Jeep Cherokee just before it lost control near South 53rd and Cottage Grove. The Jeep slammed into a light pole and was cut in half.

The driver survived the accident. Firefighters freed him from the wreckage.