Pedestrian struck during New Jersey police chase that ends in crash

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Anthony Johnson has the latest on the police pursuit crash in North Plainfield.

Police in New Jersey were involved in a chase that ended with a crash and a pedestrian struck Friday.

The incident happened on Washington Avenue in North Plainfield.

The vehicle involved in the pursuit apparently struck a person on the sidewalk outside a Yeshiva before slamming into a telephone pole.

That victim, described only as a young person, was taken to the hospital in unknown condition.

Authorities say a female jumped from the crashed vehicle and attempted to enter a house on the street. The homeowner said the woman tried to come inside, but that the pursuing officers quickly arrested her.

She reportedly appeared incoherent and was struggling with officers as she was taken into custody.

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