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Orange County Pursuit Driver Enters Camp Pendleton, Crashes On Base

The driver failed to stop at a check-in gate and crashed on base shortly after

The California Highway Patrol was in pursuit of an SUV along Interstate 5 Tuesday before it exited the freeway and drove into Camp Pendleton in Oceanside.

A spokesperson for the base said the driver didn't stop at the Del Mar gate but crashed shortly after passing through.

The driver surrendered to the Provost Marshall's Office at the scene and was turned over to the California Highway Patrol, USMC Captain Luke Weaver said.

There is no indication the driver was a Marine, according to Capt. Weaver.

No other information was available.

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